[Microbiology] Do Amoebae Live In a 2D or a 3D Environment?

Bradley K. Sherman via microbio%40net.bio.net (by bks from panix.com)
Fri Aug 20 17:40:49 EST 2010


The typical cartoon of phagocytosis by an amoeba shows two 
pseudopods enclosing, say, a paramecium, joining and engulfing
the food.  But why wouldn't the ciliate simply escape up or down?

    --bks



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