Vol 5 No 10 (2019): IJRDO - Journal of Biological Science (ISSN: 2455-7676)

Introduction of an Effective Method for Separating Conjugating Pairs of Paramecium

Xianyu Yang
College of Animal Science and Technology, Zhejiang Agricultural and Forestry University, 666 Wusu Street, Hangzhou 311300, China
Xin Gao
Zhejiang A&F University, Hangzhou, China
Published October 22, 2019
  • Ciliate,
  • Paramecium,
  • Conjugating pairs,
  • Pair separation,
  • Iron-dextran particles
How to Cite
Yang, X., & Xin Gao. (2019). Introduction of an Effective Method for Separating Conjugating Pairs of Paramecium. IJRDO - Journal of Biological Science (ISSN: 2455-7676), 5(10), 01-03. Retrieved from https://ijrdo.org/index.php/bs/article/view/3221


For the studies on the ciliate conjugation, it is indispensable to prepare a large number of conjugating (mating) pairs. In the last twenty years, we have done some studies on the conjugation of several species of Paramecium, and an effective method for separating mating pairs of Paramecium has been established, which will be introduced here.



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