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Table 1 Transformation rate and dimensions of P. olseni trophozoites during transformation in the culture medium

From: Scanning electron microscopic observation of the in vitro cultured protozoan, Perkinsus olseni, isolated from the Manila clam, Ruditapes philippinarum

Days after zoospores were released to the medium Transformation rate (%) Size (μm) ± SD N
3 3 4.8 ± 1.2 40
5 6 8.0 ± 3.2 100
7 29 11.4 ± 4.9 100
9 36 15.3 ± 7.1 100
12 66 21.2 ± 9.2 100
15 87 31.5 ± 15.5 100
  1. SD standard deviation