Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 477–478 | Cite as

Slime from thermotactic plasmodium ofPhysarum polycephalum

  • Wung-Wai Tso
  • Man-Yin W. Tso
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Summary

Thermotactic plasmodium ofPhysarum polycephalum leaves behind its external layer of slime as it migrates. This rapid tactic movement provides an easy means to collect slime for mechanistic studies.

Keywords

Plasmodium Mechanistic Study External Layer Tactic Movement Plasmodium ofPhysarum 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wung-Wai Tso
    • 1
    • 2
  • Man-Yin W. Tso
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatin, N.T.(Hong Kong)
  2. 2.Radioisotope UnitUniversity of Hong Kong(Hong Kong)

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