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General Principles of Cell Fine Structure

  • O. Roger Anderson

Abstract

The remarkable range in morphology and magnitude of size among microbial organisms, varying from viruses (ca 20 nm) to large free-living protozoa (ca 2 mm), spans nearly five orders of magnitude (105). Some basic knowledge of cellular microstructure pertinent to further discussions of protozoan microanatomy and physiology is presented. A more thorough treatment of the subject can be found in standard textbooks of cell biology or cellular ultrastructure.

Keywords

Nuclear Envelope Nuclear Membrane Basal Body Benthic Foraminifera Nuclear Division 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Roger Anderson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological OceanographyLamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia UniversityPalisadesUSA

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