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Evidence for a New Mechanism of Cell Motility

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Contraction of the stalks of peritrich ciliates depends on a change of state induced by calcium in a rubber-like polymer, without ATP hydrolysis.

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WEIS-FOGH, T., AMOS, W. Evidence for a New Mechanism of Cell Motility. Nature 236, 301–304 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1038/236301a0

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