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Effect of Ultra-centrifuging on the Egg of Ascaris megalocephala


EGGS of Ascaris megalocephala (= equorum) var. monovalens, like those of Ascaris suum1, may develop mormally after being subjected in the uncleaved condition to great centrifugal forces over long periods.

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    Beams, H. W., and King, R. L., ” Survival of Ascaris Eggs after Centrifuging”, Science, 84, 138 (1936).

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KING, R., BEAMS, H. Effect of Ultra-centrifuging on the Egg of Ascaris megalocephala. Nature 139, 369–370 (1937).

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