Earth and Life Through Time;

Historical Geology, and Geological History.

Tardigrades

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Tardigrades are one of the neatest examples of life on Earth.  There are many lifelong enthusiasts of these microscopic magesteria… Tardigrades are the new dinosaurs.

Here is the Genome http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/317134319?report=graph

 

Protocols

 

DAPI water bear embryos
DAPI staining

Gabriel et al 2007
immunostaining water bear embryos
Immunostaining

Gabriel & Goldstein 2007
alkaline phosphatase tardigrade hypsibius
Alk. Phos. Staining

Gabriel & Goldstein 2007

Hypsibius dujardini water bear
Phalloidin Staining

Gabriel & Goldstein 2007
Hypsibius dujardini culture tardigrades water bears
H. dujardini Culture

Gabriel et al 2007
water bears cryopreservation freezing
Cryopreservation

Gabriel et al 2007
tardigrade pcr genomic tenlen
Genomic prep, PCR

Jenny Tenlen, unpublished

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=104087

Main Page

Still images (I)
Still images (II)
Still images (III)

WB impressions

Video area I
Video area II
Video area III

All issues
of the WB web base:

# 1: introduction
# 2: find & collect
# 3: exotic homes
# 4: tardigrade eggs (I)
# 5: tardigrade eggs (II)
# 6: the dry state (I)
# 7: the dry state (II)
# 8: the dry state (III)
# 9: litho from 1867
#10: Mrs. Ward’s tardigrades
#11: muscles and legs
#12: mouth
#13: extraterrestrials?
#14: respiration/circulation
#15: cosy gutters?
#16: first reports
#17: egg photography
#18: taxonomy (I)
#19: taxonomy (II)
#20: new home?
#21: old tardigrades
#22: young tardigrades
#23: permanent slides
#24: which microscope?
#25: reviews
#26: C. cornutus (I)
#27: C. cornutus (II)
#28: C. cornutus (III)
#29: micro aquarium (I)
#30: micro aquarium (II)
#31: dark field
#32: 3D tun fly-by
#33: with new skin (I)
#34: with new skin (II)
#35: with new skin (III)
#36: tardigrade eyes (I)
#37: tardigrade eyes (II)
#38: live report
#39: hatching (I)
#40: hatching (II)
#41: development (I)
#42: reproduction
#43: development (II)
#44: fine structures
#45: bizarre community?
#46: enemies?
#47: carnivores
#48: asphyxis
#49: nerves and muscles
#50: a tardigrade male
#51: more depth!
#52: the spoon joint
#53: D. dispar (I)
#54: D. dispar (II)
#55: D. dispar (III)
#56: Ebay tardigrades (I)
#57: Ebay tardigrades (II)
#58: Ebay tardigrades (III)
#59: various properties
#60: 5 years WBwb
#61: handicapped
#62: Prof. Richters
#63: Quite yellow
#64: Ehrenberg
#65: colour
#66: baby race
#67: nested cities
#68: 1st day
#69: a good copy
#70: death
#71: revival (I)
#72: revival (II)
#73: human mirrors
#74: parasites!
#75: E. sigismundi (I)
#76: E. sigismundi (II)
#77: Expired? (I)
#78: Expired? (II)
#79: Expired? (III)
#80: Web-Tardies (I)
#81: Web-Tardies (II)
#82: Baron von Erlanger
#83: Moss jungle
#84: Loupes (I)
#85: Loupes (II)
#86: Loupes (III)
#87: Loupes (IV)
#88: Loupes (V)
#89: Maritime tardigrades (I)
#90: Maritime tardigrades (II)
#91: Maritime tardigrades (III)
#92: Maritime tardigrades (IV)
#93: Maritime tardigrades (V)
#94: Maritime tardigrades (VI)
#95: Maritime tardigrades (VII)
#96: Maritime tardigrades (VIII)
#97: Maritime tardigrades (IX)
#98: Maritime tardigrades (X)
#99: Maritime tardigrades (XI)
#100: Maritime tardigrades (XII)
#101: Maritime tardigrades (XIII)
#102: Maritime tardigrades (XIV)
#103: Maritime tardigrades (XV)
#104: Maritime tardigrades (XVI)
#105: Maritime tardigrades (XVII)
#106: Maritime tardigrades (XVIII)
#107: Thai tardies (I)
#108: Thai tardies (II)
#109: Small and very small
#110: Thai tardies (III)
#111: Batillipes – Male/Female

Links

http://tardigrades.bio.unc.edu/tardigrades/

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Written by infiniteintimation

September 9, 2011 at 6:19 am

Posted in Life

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