Previously Actinosphaerium. A Heliozoan protozoan. The organisms are multinucleate and have a starburst of radiating axopodia, the microtubules of which have been much studied.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Actinophryid — Taxobox name = Actinophryids image caption = Actinophrys sol image width = 300px domain = Eukaryota regnum = Chromalveolata phylum = Heterokontophyta classis = Actinochrysophyceae ordo = Actinophryida ordo authority = Hartmann 1913 subdivision… …   Wikipedia

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  • Heliozoa — Amoeboid Protozoa, Order Heliozoida. They are generally free floating, spherical cells with many straight, slender microtubule supported pseudopods radiating from the cell body like a sunburst. These modified pseudopods are termed axopodia.… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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