The Nature of the Contractile Vacuole


FOR some years we have been investigating the cytoplasmic bodies in the protozoa. In NATURE of March 10, 1923, we were able to give the first account of the stages undergone by the Golgi bodies in the sporozoon Adelea. A full account of this work has been published in the Q.J.M.S., vol. 67, Part III., 1923. More recently M. Ph. Joyet-Lavergne (Comp. rend., 1924) has described the Golgi bodies in Aggregata Eberthi, and Adelina dimidiata, confirming our account.

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GATENBY, J., KING, S. The Nature of the Contractile Vacuole. Nature 115, 157 (1925) doi:10.1038/115157a0

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