A Method for the Simultaneous Long-Term Recording of Oxygen Evolution and Chloroplast Migration in an Individual Cell of Acetabularia

  • H. G. Schweiger
  • H. Broda
  • D. Wolff
  • G. Schweiger
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A number of problems require the measurement of functional parameters in single cell systems. A major difficulty in such measurements is the low level of signal output that can be achieved from single cells. This problem can be avoided by performing measurements on populations of single cells. In cell populations, however, an interaction between cells cannot be excluded. Under these circumstances, it may be necessary to accept the low signal level of an individual cell and to develop appropriate methods for evaluation.


Circadian Rhythm Oxygen Evolution Unicellular Organism Measuring Electrode Diurnal Oscillation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. G. Schweiger
  • H. Broda
  • D. Wolff
  • G. Schweiger
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für ZellbiologieLadenburg (bei Heidelberg)Germany

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