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The cnidarian cnidocyte, a hightech cellular weaponry
Feb 3, 1995 stimulation of the cnidocyte's cnidocil (CNC) by the target organism, which triggers (b) the flipping open of the cyst's operculum (OP) and the ...
The regulation of cnidocyte discharge - ScienceDirect
Mar 4, 2009 A cnidocyte's structural complexity is mirrored by its functional complexity. Cnidocyte discharge is, in essence, an explosive event that results in ...
Comparison of discharge mechanisms of cnidarian cnidae and ...
ligands modifies the length of sensory cilia, sensitizing the cnidocyte to ... 5) Mechanical stimuli from prey triggers the sensitized cnidocyte and cnidae discharge; ...
Effects of Proline and Glycine on the Cnidocyte Discharge of Hydra ...
concentration of 10mM of Proline and Glycine was tested and found to be significant by eliciting greater cnidocyte discharge as compared to a Control of gelatin ...
Evidence for a Common Pattern of Peptidergic Innervation of ...
chemosensory regulation of cnidocyte discharge. Introduction. Cnidocytes, the sting cells of members of the phylum.

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Light and the evolution of vision
Cnidocyte discharge is regulated by light and opsin-mediated phototransduction. BMC Biol 2012; 10: 17. | Article | PubMed |; Feuda R, Hamilton SC, McInerney JO, Pisani D.
Jellyfish taking over oceans, experts warn
"Any change to the balance of solutes, such as the concentration of salts inside and outside of the cnidocyte [a venomous cell], sets off stinging." In North America, doctors recommend using hot water and topical pain killers on a sting.
These Are Some of the Most Otherworldly Creatures You'll Find on Earth
Lucernaria are stalked jellies -- critters that, instead of swimming, are rooted to the seafloor by a stem-like foot.
Hydra Watch What They Eat
In the presence of the blocker, light had no affect, confirming that opsin-based signaling is required for this light-mediated change in cnidocyte firing.
Don't Pee On It: Zinc Emerges As New Jellyfish Sting Treatment

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Cnidocyte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cnidocyte is an explosive cell containing one giant secretory organelle or cnida (plural cnidae) that defines the phylum Cnidaria Cnidocyte is also called the ...
Difference between Cnidocyte and Nematocyst | Difference Between ...
Oct 9, 2014 Introduction A Cnidocyte is also called as a cnidoblast or a nematocyte. A cnidocyte is an explosive cell having within it a giant secretory ...
Cnidocyte - Biology-Online Dictionary
Jul 29, 2013 Cnidocyte. Home » Cnidocyte. Definition.
Cnidocyte discharge is regulated by light and opsin-mediated ...
Here we report that light also regulates cnidocyte function. We show that non- cnidocyte neurons located in battery complexes of the freshwater polyp Hydra ...
cnidocyte - Wiktionary
Wikipedia has an article on: cnidocyte. cnidocyte (plural cnidocytes). (biology) A capsule, in certain cnidarians, containing a barbed, threadlike tube that delivers ...

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