, Volume 32, Issue 9, pp 1176–1177 | Cite as

Electron microscopy and electron probe analysis of the Ca-binding sites in the cilia ofParamecium caudatum

  • T. Tsuchiya
Specialia Biologica


Electron-dense deposits were observed at the base of cilia ofParamecium fixed in glutaraldehyde solution containing 5 mM CaCl2. The deposits were probed by X-ray microanalyzer and it was clearly demonstrated that the deposits consisted of calcium and phosphorus.


Calcium Microscopy Electron Microscopy Phosphorus CaCl2 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Tsuchiya
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  1. 1.Department of Physiology, School of MedicineTeikyo UniversityTokyo(Japan)

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