We use more Paramecium spp. in our Physiological Protozoology course at the University of Kansas than any other cells, and use them in great numbers each week, so that we wish to avoid the cost of buying them commercially. Therefore, we raise our own cultures. For over twenty years the senior author has used the easy method described here to raise large numbers of Paramecium aurelia, P. cauclatum, or P. multimicronucleatum, with consistent success.
Iowa Science Teachers' Journal
© Copyright 1971 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Bovee, Eugene C.; Thompson, Sandra C.; and Acuña, Mercedes L.
"How We Raise Paramecium, Easily, in Large Numbers,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 8
, Article 10.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol8/iss3/10