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niiicholas



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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 28 2002,23:11   

Similar to the prokaryotic flagella thread.

Introductory material:

http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flagellum
(don't confuse eukaryotic cilia/flagella with prokaryotic flagella)


http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolution_of_flagella


Here we have the interesting sideshow of Margulis' and fans' hypothesis that the cilium is derived from a spirochete.  For many critical comments on this see:

Cavalier-Smith T. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002 Mar;52(Pt 2):297-354
 
The phagotrophic origin of eukaryotes and phylogenetic classification of Protozoa.

  
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