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Unformatted text preview: dysentery (also known as Montezuma's Revenge or the Aztec Two-step). It is present in the water supply of many communities in Mexico (and other countries), and unless specifically filtered, toxins from this amoeba will cause a disease that can ruin a vacation. Over time, your body will acclimate to the toxins, but since many of us only are exposed for short times, our bodies will not be able to cope. Drinking filtered water should prevent contacting this illness. The Bad Bug Book website has a description of this illness . Amoeba moves by extensions of their cytoplasm known as pseudopodia. Pseudopodia, shown in Figure 18, are used by many cells, and are not fixed structures like flagella but rather are associated with actin near the moving edge of the cytoplasm....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10