In article <32C6C790.533D at erols.com>, pehp at erols.com wrote:
Hi, you should be able to order paramecium from Carolina Biological Supply
- I don't have the address off hand, but your biology teacher should. If
not, let me know and I will try to find it. By the way, paramecium are
protazoa, not bacterium.
> Please Read.
> I am sorry if this is the wrong place to put a message but it is just
> trash under the subheading of questions and I don't think you take the
> questions seriously. I am a high school student who is desparately trying
> to find a certian type of bacteria.
> I deon't know if you a familar with a study done by the
> department of biology at Indiana university called (long name) An
> exmination of clonal diversity and distribution of both clonal and sexual
> genotypes in a single population of fresh water snail. What basically
> happen is that they found with in a single lake that there was the same
> snail but it reproduced differently in different parts of the pond
> because of the bacteria in duck excertions.
I am familiar with Curt Lively's work, and I believe that the duck
excretion contained either nematodes (small worms), or their eggs, (rather
than bacterium) which then infected the snails.
I want to do the same with
> paramecium. If you can help please leave a message under answer and
> address the subject to Brittany.
> Thank You.
I'm really impressed that you are doing this project as a high school
student! Feel free to contact me if you have any more questions. I also
encourage you to contact Dr. Lively before you begin your project. He is
very friendly and might have some useful suggestions concerning your