(fwd) Getting trichocysts to fire in ciliates

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

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.

Brett W. Cockman
Technologist in Charge
School of Dentistry
University of Western Australia
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e-mail; bcockman at uniwa.uwa.edu.au

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