06 Jan 2014 · Press release · Sections

Chlamydomonas reinhardtii - a fast swimmer serves as a model organism

The video shows the helical movements of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in the light microscope. Related to its body index C. reinhardtii swims approx. 12 times faster than the world record holder in 50-m breast-stroke swimming.
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