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Endosybionts in a tent.

I spent last night camping in the backyard with the kids. ¬†As the slept next to me in the tent, with the rush of the freeway almost perfectly simulating a rushing river (except for the occasional motorcycle… giant Jurassic dragonflies??) … Continue reading

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Notes on: Behavior of a virus in a symbiotic system, Paramecium bursaria-Zoochlorella. 1978

Endosymbiotic Chlorella do not appear to be infected because: “In contrast to the ingested cells, the zoochlorellae growing symbiotically within the cytoplasm of the ciliate were free of detectable particles” Apparently Chlorella “free and in the wild” wasn’t obviously infected … Continue reading

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