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Cysts of Acanthamoeba

by Tsuruhara, Takashi (Tokyo Gakugei Univ.)
  鶴原 喬(東京学芸大)

Small free-living amoebae belonging to the genus Acanthamoeba are the most
common amoebae found in the soil and the other various environments.
The life cycle of Acanthamoeba is divided into two stages: the trophozoite
and the cyst. The cyst of Acanthamoeba is characterized by a double walled
envelope(exocyst and endocyst).

Life cycle of Acanthamoeba spp.(Martinez, A. J.:1985)
Trophozoites of A. astronyxis (CCAP 1501/9), by T. Tsuruhara
Acanthamoeba Acanthamoeba

Three groups of Acanthamoeba, by Y. Tomiyama

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