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An amoeba (rarely spelled amœba, US English spelled ameba; plural am(o)ebas or am(o)ebae), often called amoeboid, is a type of cell or organism which has the ability to alter its shape, primarily by extending and retracting pseudopods. [1]

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Acanthamoeba is a genus of amoebae, a single-celled eukaryote commonly recovered from soil, fresh water and other habitats.

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The family Acrasidae (ICZN, or Acrasiomycota, ICBN) is a family of slime molds which belongs to the protist group Percolozoa.

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Actin is a family of globular multi-functional proteins that form microfilaments.

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Adenosine triphosphate

Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a complex organic chemical that participates in many processes.

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Adolescents (band)

The Adolescents are an American punk rock band formed in Fullerton, California in 1980.

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Algae (singular alga) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of photosynthetic organisms that are not necessarily closely related, and is thus polyphyletic.

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The alveolates (meaning "with cavities") are a group of protists, considered a major clade and superphylum within Eukarya, and are also called Alveolata.

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An amoeba (rarely spelled amœba, US English spelled ameba; plural am(o)ebas or am(o)ebae), often called amoeboid, is a type of cell or organism which has the ability to alter its shape, primarily by extending and retracting pseudopods.

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Amoeba (genus)

Amoeba is a genus of single-celled amoeboids in the family Amoebidae.

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Amoeba proteus

Amoeba proteus, alternatively Chaos diffluens, is an amoeba closely related to the giant amoebae and a species commonly bought at science supply stores.

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Amoebiasis, also known amoebic dysentery, is an infection caused by any of the amoebae of the Entamoeba group.

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The Amoebidae are a family of Amoebozoa, including naked amoebae that produce multiple pseudopodia of indeterminate length.

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Amoeboid movement

Amoeboid movement is the most common mode of locomotion in eukaryotic cells.

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Amoebozoa is a major taxonomic group containing about 2,400 described species of amoeboid protists, often possessing blunt, fingerlike, lobose pseudopods and tubular mitochondrial cristae.

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Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

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Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Arcella is a genus of testate amoebae or Arcellinida, usually found in freshwaters and mosses, and rarely in soils.

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The Ascetosporea are a group of eukaryotes that are parasites of animals, especially marine invertebrates.

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August Johann Rösel von Rosenhof

August Johann Rösel von Rosenhof (March 30, 1705 in Augustenburg near Arnstadt – March 27, 1759 in Nuremberg) was a German miniature painter, naturalist and entomologist.

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Balamuthia mandrillaris

Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living amoeba that is known to cause the deadly neurological condition known as granulomatous amoebic encephalitis (GAE).

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Base pair

A base pair (bp) is a unit consisting of two nucleobases bound to each other by hydrogen bonds.

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Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20.

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Cell (biology)

The cell (from Latin cella, meaning "small room") is the basic structural, functional, and biological unit of all known living organisms.

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Cell membrane

The cell membrane (also known as the plasma membrane or cytoplasmic membrane, and historically referred to as the plasmalemma) is a biological membrane that separates the interior of all cells from the outside environment (the extracellular space).

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The centrohelids or centroheliozoa are a large group of heliozoan protists.

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The Cercozoa are a group of single-celled eukaryotes.

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Chaos (genus)

Chaos is a genus of amoebae, in the family Amoebidae.

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Chitin (C8H13O5N)n, a long-chain polymer of ''N''-acetylglucosamine, is a derivative of glucose.

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The chlorarachniophytes are a small group of algae occasionally found in tropical oceans.

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Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg

Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (19 April 1795 – 27 June 1876), German naturalist, zoologist, comparative anatomist, geologist, and microscopist, was one of the most famous and productive scientists of his time.

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Class (biology)

In biological classification, class (classis) is a taxonomic rank, as well as a taxonomic unit, a taxon, in that rank.

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Clydonella is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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Common descent

Common descent describes how, in evolutionary biology, a group of organisms share a most recent common ancestor.

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Conosa is a grouping of Amoebozoa.

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In cell biology, the cytoplasm is the material within a living cell, excluding the cell nucleus.

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The cytosol, also known as intracellular fluid (ICF) or cytoplasmic matrix, is the liquid found inside cells.

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A cytostome (from cyto-, cell and stome-, mouth) or cell mouth is a part of a cell specialized for phagocytosis, usually in the form of a microtubule-supported funnel or groove.

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Detritivores, also known as detrivores, detritophages, detritus feeders, or detritus eaters, are heterotrophs that obtain nutrients by consuming detritus (decomposing plant and animal parts as well as feces).

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Diatoms (diá-tom-os "cut in half", from diá, "through" or "apart"; and the root of tém-n-ō, "I cut".) are a major group of microorganisms found in the oceans, waterways and soils of the world.

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The dictyostelids (Dictyostelia/Dictyostelea, ICZN, or Dictyosteliomycetes, ICBN) are a group of cellular slime molds, or social amoebae.

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Dictyostelium is a genus of single- and multi-celled eukaryotic, phagotrophic bacterivores.

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Dictyostelium discoideum

Dictyostelium discoideum is a species of soil-living amoeba belonging to the phylum Amoebozoa, infraphylum Mycetozoa.

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Dientamoeba fragilis

Dientamoeba fragilis is a species of single-celled excavates found in the gastrointestinal tract of some humans, pigs and gorillas.

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Discamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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DMC1 (gene)

Meiotic recombination protein DMC1/LIM15 homolog is a protein that in humans is encoded by the DMC1 gene.

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Echinamoebidae is a family of Amoebozoa, containing the genera Echinamoeba and Filamoeba.

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Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain.

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Endamoeba is a genus of amoeboids in Amoebozoa.

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Endomyxa is a subphylum of Rhizaria.

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Entamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa found as internal parasites or commensals of animals.

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Entamoeba histolytica

Entamoeba histolytica is an anaerobic parasitic amoebozoan, part of the genus Entamoeba.

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Entamoeba invadens

Entamoeba invadens is an amoebozoa parasite of reptiles, within the genus Entamoeba.

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Euglypha is a genus of cercozoa.

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Eukaryotes are organisms whose cells have a nucleus enclosed within membranes, unlike Prokaryotes (Bacteria and other Archaea).

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Excavata is a major supergroup of unicellular organisms belonging to the domain Eukaryota.

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Félix Dujardin

Félix Dujardin (5 April 1801 – 8 April 1860) was a French biologist born in Tours.

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Flabellula is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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A flagellate is a cell or organism with one or more whip-like appendages called flagella.

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Foraminifera (Latin for "hole bearers"; informally called "forams") are members of a phylum or class of amoeboid protists characterized by streaming granular ectoplasm for catching food and other uses; and commonly an external shell (called a "test") of diverse forms and materials.

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A frustule is the hard and porous cell wall or external layer of diatoms.

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A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.

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In the fields of molecular biology and genetics, a genome is the genetic material of an organism.

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Gephyramoeba is a genus of heterotrophic amoebae, morphologically similar to genera Rhizamoeba and Leptomyxa, although it is not genetically related to either of these genera.

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Glaeseria is a genus of Amoebozoa, including the species Glaeseria mira and Glaeseria testudinis.

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Golden algae

The Chrysophyceae, usually called chrysophytes, chrysomonads, golden-brown algae or golden algae are a large group of algae, found mostly in freshwater.

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Granofilosea is a class of cercozoans in the subphylum Filosa.

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Granulomatous amoebic encephalitis

Granulomatous amoebic encephalitis (GAE) is a central nervous system disease caused by certain species of free-living amoebae, especially species of Acanthamoeba and Balamuthia mandrillaris.

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Gromia is a widespread genus of marine and freshwater amoeboids, closely resembling some foraminiferans.

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Gromiidea is a class of cercozoans.

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Gruberellidae is a family of Heterolobosea, Its nucleolus fragments during mitosis, can be uni or multinucleated, has flagellated forms in genera Stachyamoeba.

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Gymnophryidae is a small family of amoeboids that lack shells and produce thin, reticulose pseudopods.

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Gyromitus is a genus of cercozoans.

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Hartmannella is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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The Hartmannellidae are a family of amoebozoa, usually found in soils.

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Heliozoa, commonly known as sun-animalcules, are microbial eukaryotes (protists) with stiff arms (axopodia) radiating from their spherical bodies, which are responsible for their common name.

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The heterokonts or stramenopiles (formally, Heterokonta or Stramenopiles) are a major line of eukaryotes currently containing more than 25,000 known species.

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Histomonas meleagridis

Histomonas meleagridis is species of parasitic protozoan that infects a wide range of birds including chickens, turkeys, peafowl, quail and pheasants, causing infectious enterohepatitis, or histomoniasis (blackhead dieases).

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Homologous recombination

Homologous recombination is a type of genetic recombination in which nucleotide sequences are exchanged between two similar or identical molecules of DNA.

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Hyperamoeba is a former genus of amoeboid protists, described in 1923.

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Iodamoeba bütschlii is a species of amoeba.

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Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent

Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent (6 July 177822 December 1846) was a French naturalist.

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Keratitis is a condition in which the eye's cornea, the clear dome on the front surface of the eye, becomes inflamed.

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Korotnevella is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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The Labyrinthulomycetes (ICBN) or Labyrinthulea (ICZN) are a class of protists that produce a network of filaments or tubes, which serve as tracks for the cells to glide along and absorb nutrients for them.

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Leptomyxa reticulata

Leptomyxa reticulata is a species of Amoebozoa.

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Lineage (evolution)

An evolutionary lineage is a temporal series of organisms, populations, cells, or genes connected by a continuous line of descent from ancestor to descendent.

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Lingulamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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Lobosa is a taxonomic group of amoebae possessing broad, bluntly rounded pseudopods.

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Ludwig Karl Schmarda

Ludwig Karl Schmarda (23 August 1819 – 7 April 1908) was an Austrian naturalist and traveler, born at Olmütz, Moravia.

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Massisteria is a genus of Cercozoa.

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Mastigamoeba is an amoeboid genus.

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Mastigella is an amoeboid genus belonging to Amoebozoa.

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Mayorella is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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Meiosis (from Greek μείωσις, meiosis, which means lessening) is a specialized type of cell division that reduces the chromosome number by half, creating four haploid cells, each genetically distinct from the parent cell that gave rise to them.

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The Mesomycetozoea (or DRIP clade, or Ichthyosporea) are a small group of Opisthokonta in Eukarya (formerly protists), mostly parasites of fish and other animals.

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Microfilaments, also called actin filaments, are filaments in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells that form part of the cytoskeleton.

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The micrometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI symbol: μm) or micrometer (American spelling), also commonly known as a micron, is an SI derived unit of length equaling (SI standard prefix "micro-".

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Micronuclearia is a Nucleariid genus.

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Microscopic scale

The microscopic scale (from, mikrós, "small" and σκοπέω, skopéō "look") is the scale of objects and events smaller than those that can easily be seen by the naked eye, requiring a lens or microscope to see them clearly.

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Microtubules are tubular polymers of tubulin that form part of the cytoskeleton that provides the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells and some bacteria with structure and shape.

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Molecular phylogenetics

Molecular phylogenetics is the branch of phylogeny that analyzes genetic, hereditary molecular differences, predominately in DNA sequences, to gain information on an organism's evolutionary relationships.

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Monadofilosa is a grouping of Cercozoa.

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In cladistics, a monophyletic group, or clade, is a group of organisms that consists of all the descendants of a common ancestor.

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Monopylocystis visvesvarai is a species of excavates, placed in the monotypic genus Monopylocystis, and belonging to the group Heterolobosea.

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Morphology (biology)

Morphology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of the form and structure of organisms and their specific structural features.

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Double-strand break repair protein MRE11A is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MRE11A gene.

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DNA mismatch repair protein Msh2 also known as MutS protein homolog 2 or MSH2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MSH2 gene, which is located on chromosome 2.

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Multicellular organism

Multicellular organisms are organisms that consist of more than one cell, in contrast to unicellular organisms.

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Multinucleate cells (also called multinucleated or polynuclear cells) are eukaryotic cells that have more than one nucleus per cell, i.e., multiple nuclei share one common cytoplasm.

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Myxogastria/Myxogastrea (myxogastrids, ICZN) or Myxomycetes (ICBN), is a class of slime molds that contains 5 orders, 14 families, 62 genera and 888 species.

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Myxozoa (etymology: Greek: μύξα myxa "slime" or "mucus" + thematic vowel o + ζῷον zoon "animals") is a class of aquatic, obligately parasitic cnidarian animals.

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Naegleria is a free living amoebae protist genus consisting of 47 described species often found in warm aquatic environments as well as soil habitats worldwide.

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Naegleria fowleri

Naegleria fowleri, colloquially known as the "brain-eating amoeba", is a species of the genus Naegleria, belonging to the phylum Percolozoa.

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Neoparamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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Neovahlkampfia is a genus of excavates.

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Neutrophils (also known as neutrocytes) are the most abundant type of granulocytes and the most abundant (40% to 70%) type of white blood cells in most mammals.

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Nuclearia is a nucleariid genus.

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Nucleariida is a group of amoebae with filose pseudopods, known mostly from soils and freshwater.

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The opisthokonts (Greek: ὀπίσθιος (opísthios).

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In cell biology, an organelle is a specialized subunit within a cell that has a specific function, in which their function is vital for the cell to live.

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In biology, an organism (from Greek: ὀργανισμός, organismos) is any individual entity that exhibits the properties of life.

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Osmosis is the spontaneous net movement of solvent molecules through a selectively permeable membrane into a region of higher solute concentration, in the direction that tends to equalize the solute concentrations on the two sides.

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Osmotic pressure

Osmotic pressure is the minimum pressure which needs to be applied to a solution to prevent the inward flow of its pure solvent across a semipermeable membrane.

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Otto Bütschli

Johann Adam Otto Bütschli (3 May 1848 – 2 February 1920) was a German zoologist and professor at the University of Heidelberg.

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The parabasalids are a group of flagellated protists within the supergroup Excavata.

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Paramoeba is a genus of common parasites, including species that can cause infection in fish, crabs (including the "blue crab", Callinectes sapidus), sea urchins and others.

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Paratetramitus is an amoeboid genus of the group Heterolobosea.

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Paravahlkampfia is a genus of excavates.

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In biology, a pathogen (πάθος pathos "suffering, passion" and -γενής -genēs "producer of") or a '''germ''' in the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease; the term came into use in the 1880s.

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Paulinella is a genus of about nine species of freshwater amoeboids.

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Pelomyxa is a genus of giant flagellar amoeboids, usually 500-800 μm but occasionally up to 5 mm in length, found in anaerobic or microaerobic bottom sediments of stagnant freshwater ponds or slow-moving streams.

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The Percolozoa are a group of colourless, non-photosynthetic excavates, including many that can transform between amoeboid, flagellate, and cyst stages.

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Pfiesteria is a genus of heterotrophic dinoflagellates that has been associated with harmful algal blooms and fish kills.

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In cell biology, phagocytosis is the process by which a cell—often a phagocyte or a protist—engulfs a solid particle to form an internal compartment known as a phagosome.

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In biology, a phylum (plural: phyla) is a level of classification or taxonomic rank below Kingdom and above Class.

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Physarum is a genus of mycetozoan slime molds containing the following species.

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In cellular biology, pinocytosis, otherwise known as fluid endocytosis and bulk-phase pinocytosis, is a mode of endocytosis in which small particles suspended in extracellular fluid are brought into the cell through an invagination of the cell membrane, resulting in a suspension of the particles within a small vesicle inside the cell.

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Plague (disease)

Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.

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Platyamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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Polychaos is an amoeboid genus in the Amoebozoa group.

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Polyploid cells and organisms are those containing more than two paired (homologous) sets of chromosomes.

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Proteomyxidea is a class of Cercozoa.

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A protist is any eukaryotic organism that has cells with nuclei and is not an animal, plant or fungus.

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Protoacanthamoeba is an amoeboid genus.

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Protonaegleria is a genus of excavates.

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Protoplasm is the living content of a cell that is surrounded by a plasma membrane.

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Protozoa (also protozoan, plural protozoans) is an informal term for single-celled eukaryotes, either free-living or parasitic, which feed on organic matter such as other microorganisms or organic tissues and debris.

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Psalteriomonas is a genus of excavates in the group of Heterolobosea.

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A pseudopod or pseudopodium (plural: pseudopods or pseudopodia) (from the Greek word ψευδοποδός, ψευδός "false" + ποδός "foot") is a temporary cytoplasm-filled projection of an eukaryotic cell membrane or a unicellular protist.

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Psychedelic folk

Psychedelic folk (sometimes acid folk or freak folk) is a loosely defined form of psychedelia that originated in the 1960s.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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DNA repair protein RAD50, also known as RAD50, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the RAD50 gene.

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RAD51 is a eukaryotic gene.

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RAD52 homolog (S. cerevisiae), also known as RAD52, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the RAD52 gene.

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The Radiolaria, also called Radiozoa, are protozoa of diameter 0.1–0.2 mm that produce intricate mineral skeletons, typically with a central capsule dividing the cell into the inner and outer portions of endoplasm and ectoplasm.The elaborate mineral skeleton is usually made of silica.

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Recombinases are genetic recombination enzymes.

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Rhizamoeba is an Amoebozoa genus.

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The Rhizaria are a species-rich supergroup of mostly unicellular eukaryotes.

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Rosculus is a heterolobosean amoeboid genus.

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Sappinia is a genus of heterotrophic, lobose amoebae within the family Thecamoebidae.

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Sawyeria marylandensis is a species of amoebae, placed in the monotypic genus Sawyeria, and belonging to the group Heterolobosea.

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Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a form of reproduction where two morphologically distinct types of specialized reproductive cells called gametes fuse together, involving a female's large ovum (or egg) and a male's smaller sperm.

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Silicon dioxide

Silicon dioxide, also known as silica (from the Latin silex), is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula, most commonly found in nature as quartz and in various living organisms.

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Slime mold

Slime mold or slime mould is an informal name given to several kinds of unrelated eukaryotic organisms that can live freely as single cells, but can aggregate together to form multicellular reproductive structures.

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In chemistry, a solution is a special type of homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances.

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Spo11 is a protein used in a complex along with Mre11, Rad50 and NBS1 during meiotic recombination.

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Stachyamoeba is a genus the amoeboid Heterolobosea.

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Star Trek: The Original Series

Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship and its crew.

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In zoological nomenclature, a subphylum is a taxonomic rank below the rank of phylum.

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Synapsis (also called syndesis) is the pairing of two homologous chromosomes that occurs during meiosis.

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Syringammina fragilissima

Syringammina fragilissima is a xenophyophore found off the coast of Scotland, near Rockall.

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In biology, a taxon (plural taxa; back-formation from taxonomy) is a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit.

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Taxonomy (biology)

Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.

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Testate amoebae

Testate amoebae (formerly thecamoebians, Testacea or Thecamoeba) are a polyphyletic group of unicellular ameboid protists, which differ from naked amoebae in the presence of a test that partially encloses the cell, with an aperture from which the pseudopodia emerge, that provides the amoeba with shelter from predators and environmental conditions.

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Tetramitus is a genus of excavates.

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The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter

The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter is the third album by the Scottish psychedelic folk group, The Incredible String Band (ISB), and was released in March 1968 on Elektra Records (see 1968 in music).

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The Immunity Syndrome (Star Trek: The Original Series)

"The Immunity Syndrome" is a second season episode of the American science fiction television series Star Trek, first broadcast on January 19, 1968, and repeated June 7, 1968.

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The Incredible String Band

The Incredible String Band (sometimes abbreviated as ISB) were a psychedelic folk band formed by Clive Palmer, Robin Williamson and Mike Heron in Scotland in 1966.

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Thecamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa with a tough pellicle simulating a shell.

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Tonicity is a measure of the effective osmotic pressure gradient, as defined by the water potential of two solutions separated by a semipermeable membrane.

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Trichamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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The Tubulinea are a major grouping of Amoebozoa, including most of the larger and more familiar amoebae like Amoeba, Arcella, and Difflugia.

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Unda is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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Unicellular organism

A unicellular organism, also known as a single-celled organism, is an organism that consists of only one cell, unlike a multicellular organism that consists of more than one cell.

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No description.

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USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)

USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) is a fictional starship in the fictional Star Trek universe that serves as both the main setting of the original ''Star Trek'' television series, as well as the primary transportation method for the show's characters.

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A vacuole is a membrane-bound organelle which is present in all plant and fungal cells and some protist, animal and bacterial cells.

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Vahlkampfia is a genus of amoeboids in Heterolobosea.

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Vahlkampfiidae is a family of Heterolobosea.

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The family Vampyrellidae Zopf, 1885 is a subgroup of the order Vampyrellida West, 1901 within the phylum Cercozoa.

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Vannella is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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Vesicle (biology and chemistry)

In cell biology, a vesicle is a small structure within a cell, or extracellular, consisting of fluid enclosed by a lipid bilayer.

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Vexillifera is a genus of Amoebozoa.

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White blood cell

White blood cells (WBCs), also called leukocytes or leucocytes, are the cells of the immune system that are involved in protecting the body against both infectious disease and foreign invaders.

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Willaertia is an amoeboid genus of Heterolobosea.

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Xenophyophores are multinucleate unicellular organisms found on the ocean floor throughout the world's oceans, at depths of 500 to 10,600 meters (1,640 feet to 6.6 miles).

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Yellow-green algae

Yellow-green algae or the Xanthophyceae (xanthophytes) are an important group of heterokont algae.

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Zygnematophyceae (or Conjugatophyceae) is a class of green algae in the division Charophyta.

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