Movement, Behavior, and Motor Response

  • Ralph Wichterman


From the time of the discovery of cilia by Leeuwenhoek three centuries ago, many investigators have been fascinated with cilia and how they move. As a result, an enormous amount of research has been done in an effort to explain ciliary movement and locomotion in Paramecium. (For detailed information on the structure, organization, and distribution of cilia on the body of Paramecium, refer to Chapter 2.)


Motor Response Swimming Behavior Swimming Velocity Power Stroke Recovery Stroke 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph Wichterman
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    • 2
  1. 1.Temple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Marine Biological LaboratoryWoods HoleUSA

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