Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

Sierra College Biological Sciences'
Microscopic Slide Collection and Associated Images


Paramecium caudatum (w.m.)


Photomicrograph of Paramecium caudatum showing cilia and large, dark-stained nucleus. Magnification: 100x.

A photomicrograph of a prepared slide showing Paramecium caudatum, stained brownish-orange and magnified 100x. The Paramecium is spindle-shaped with rounded ends, and is covered with cilia (hair-like, locomotor structures). The large dark structure inside the cell is the nucleus.


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