Protist 2018 11 18;169(5):727-743. Epub 2018 Jun 18.
Institute for Integrative Neurobiology, Konan University, 8-9-1, Okamoto, Higashinada, Kobe, Hyogo 658-8501, Japan; Faculty of Science and Engineering, Konan University, 8-9-1, Okamoto, Higashinada, Kobe, Hyogo 658-8501, Japan. Electronic address:
Thraustochytrid cells attach to their food via ectoplasmic nets (ENs). Here, we analyzed the cause and effect relationship between the various forms and functions of ENs of Schizochytrium aggregatum. The ENs spread out over a large area forming a fine network to efficiently search for the experimental food source. Read More