publication . Article . 2009

Two-Dimensional Gravitactic Bioconvection in a Protozoan (Tetrahymena pyriformis) Culture

Tri Nguyen-Quang; The Hung Nguyen; Frederic Guichard; Ana Nicolau; George Szatmari; Georges LePalec; Martine Dusser; Josee Lafossee; Jean Louis Bonnet; Jacques Bohatier;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Zoological Science, volume 26, pages 54-65 (issn: 0289-0003, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Zoological Society of Japan
TNQ thanks Prof. N. Lima (Centre for Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal) for his precious support and Prof. M. P. Sauvant Rochat (Cellular Biology Lab., Universite d'Auvergne, France) for her collaboration. We especially thank Mrs. Laviolette (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada), and Mr. Morency and Mrs. Phoenix (University of Montreal, Canada), for their kind assistance. FG acknowledges support from the James S. McDonnell Foundation through a 21st Century Science Initiative award. We thank an anonymous reviewer for his interesting comments.
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free text keywords: Animal Science and Zoology, 2D gravitactic bioconvection, Tetrahymena pyriformis (TP), Hele-Shaw cell, MESH: Animals, MESH: Gravitropism, MESH: Models, Biological, MESH: Movement, MESH: Tetrahymena pyriformis, [SDV.TOX.ECO]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Toxicology/Ecotoxicology, Science & Technology, Mechanics, Biology, Ecology, Convection, Hele-Shaw flow, Tetrahymena pyriformis, Cell movement, Porous medium
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