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Motility and ciliary beating frequency detection of cells and invertebrates for environmental biomonitoring
Author(s): Svetlana B. Norina; Vladimir G. Ageev; Stanislav F. Rastopov
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Paper Abstract

Light microscopic dynamical images and amplitude-frequency spectra by computerized documentation were used for the experimental evidence that the biological rhythms and ciliary beating cycles can be used as relevant tool for the biomonitoring of environmental pollutants and influences. At present work some lower animals, invertebrates: Protozoa cells, Rotifera, Mollusca gill cilia epithelium, Polychaeta served the convenient model biosystem for investigations due there ciliary and contractile organs. The narrow Fourier- spectra bands were revealed for large number of organisms, which were shifted or diffused by heavy metal salts, ATP, Ca-, Mg-ions and organic mixture in concentrations 10-2-10-6 M. The three phase of the ciliary beating were obtained for single cilium. The group of cilia with a good metachronal coordination gave the narrow characteristic Fourier bands, while the perturbances from the external influences led to the spreading and shifting of the main bands. These effects could serve as test-methods for the environmental biomonitoring of pollutants.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 January 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3196, Optical and Imaging Techniques for Biomonitoring III, (13 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.297937
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Svetlana B. Norina, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Vladimir G. Ageev, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Stanislav F. Rastopov, General Physics Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3196:
Optical and Imaging Techniques for Biomonitoring III
Hans-Jochen Foth; Renato Marchesini; Halina Podbielska M.D.; Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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