An ultrastructural correlate of the membrane mutant "paranoiac" in Paramecium

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Science  10 Mar 1978:
Vol. 199, Issue 4333, pp. 1091-1093
DOI: 10.1126/science.628834


The highly organized array of intramembranous particles, the ciliary plaque, varies from the wild type in size and organization in two stocks of the Paramecium behavioral mutant, paranoiac. In one of these stocks, the alteration is dramatic.