(fwd) Getting trichocysts to fire in ciliates

Brett W. Cockman bcockman at uniwa.uwa.edu.au
Thu Feb 22 02:07:52 EST 1996


James,
I have used a 1% aqueous solution of tannic acid previously with good
success. It causes the trichocysts to shoot out. Then just fix the
protozoans for longer term veiwing.

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