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Amoeba borokensis under microscope
Amoeba borokensis in glass bottle
Amoeba borokensis under microscope x100

Amoeba borokensis

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Amoeba borokensis is a protist ideally suited for study due to its recognisable internal structures, ease of culture and quick generation time. Amoebas are not photosynthetic, they feed by capturing bacteria and other organisms with cytoplasmatic extensions called pseudopodia. You can see Amoeba borokensis pseudopodia in this culture, this Amoeba is closely related to Amoeba proteus.

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa
Class: Tubulinea
CCAP Ref: CCAP 1503/7
Required Medium: PC
Environment: Freshwater

30ml pack size, suitable for 30 students.

Store at room temperature (14-24°C) away from direct sunlight. Shake before pipetting onto slide & viewing under microscope.

Darwin Biological's algae and protozoa samples are produced in partnership with the Culture Collection of Algae & Protozoa (CCAP) and are only available for UK schools and colleges to purchase. Please visit to purchase if you are a university or commercial customer.

*There is a 2-3 week lead time, demand dependent, when ordering this specimen*

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