Asked in Information Science and Libraries
How does stentor feed?
Stentor's, a type of ciliate, are filter feeders. They passively eat bacteria and algae that are swept in their direction. The large Stentor's, however, are reported to opportunistically eat rotifers or anything else that they can catch. ...
Asked in Microbiology, Bacteria
Do bacteria eat other bacteria?
Bacteria do eat other bacteria, using mechanisms such as phagocytosis and endocytosis. Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus is a kind of bacteria which feeds on other bacteria. It is the purifying agent of water in the River Ganges. Research is being done to see if such bacteria can be used to kill bacteria that cause diseases. ...
Asked in Science, Animal Life, The Difference Between
What is the structural difference between stentor and vorticella?
One structural difference between Stentor and vorticella is that Stentor is a protozoa. Vorticella is a sessile organism, meaning that it is immobile. ...
Asked in The Difference Between, Protists, Protozoa
What is the difference between a paramecium and a stentor?
paramecium prefer anal stentor prefer oral
Asked in Microbiology
What kind of organism does a bacteriophage attack?
This is a virus that eats bacteria. Bacterio = bacteria + -phage = eater. They do not actually eat bacteria as they are not alive. They carry DNA or RNA which takes over the cell killing it. ...
How does a Stentor move?
A stentor moves by beating the cilia that cover its body. A stentor waves the cilia around its mouth and sweeps in food. When a stentor gets too large, it splits in half. Size is 1 to 2 mm (one of the largest protists) Stentor is sessile or non motile protozoan. It is not one of the largest protist . It was 1st discovered protozoan. ...