Two-dimensional gravitactic bioconvection in a protozoan (Tetrahymena pyriformis) culture.

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Nguyen-Quang, Tri; Nguyen, The Hung; Guichard, Frederic; Nicolau, Ana; Szatmari, George; Lepalec, Georges; Dusser, Martine; Lafossee, Josee; Bonnet, Jean-Louis; Bohatier, Jacques;
(2009)
  • Publisher: BioOne(Zoological Society of Japan)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2108/zsj.26.54
  • Subject: MESH: Animals | MESH : Gravitropism | MESH: Tetrahymena pyriformis | MESH : Movement | porous medium | 2D gravitactic bioconvection | MESH : Animals | MESH : Models, Biological | MESH: Gravitropism | [SDV.TOX.ECO]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Toxicology/Ecotoxicology | MESH : Tetrahymena pyriformis | MESH: Models, Biological | [ SDV.TOX.ECO ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Toxicology/Ecotoxicology | Science & Technology | cell movement | Hele-Shaw cell | Tetrahymena pyriformis (TP) | MESH: Movement

Gravitactic bioconvective patterns created by Tetrahymena pyriformis in a Hele-Shaw apparatus were realized and compared with theoretical results. There were found to be two thresholds for bioconvection development: the first indicates the transition from the diff... View more
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