Acanthamoeba (a-can-tha-me-ba), fine extensions are referred to as subpseudopodia, because they emerge from the hyaline cap. Anterior is to north. Nucleus with dark nucleolus is in the centre of the cell. Large vacuole near base of cell is the contractile vacuole. Phase contrast. This picture was taken by David Patterson, Linda Amaral Zettler, Mike Peglar and Tom Nerad from cultures and other materials maintained at the American Type Culture Collection during 2001. Image copyright: D. J. Patterson, L Amaral-Zettler, M. Peglar and T. Nerad, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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