Microbiology - Micro Organisms - Discussion

Discussion :: Micro Organisms - Section 1 (Q.No.23)


Primary differences between cilia and flagella are

[A]. arrangement of microtubules
[B]. length and location of basal bodies
[C]. how the microtubules are fused to each other
[D]. number, length and direction of force

Answer: Option D


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Angesom Aregawi said: (Nov 29, 2015)  
The direction to which they move is the main difference between cilia & flagella.

Diksha Singla said: (Jun 21, 2016)  
Cillia are short as compared to flagella in length.

Vineet said: (Aug 3, 2016)  
The force to move in the direction by the use of cilliated and flagelled and length are same.

Ekta Tripathi said: (Sep 15, 2016)  
Cilia are usually more in numbers than flagella.

Msn said: (Dec 24, 2019)  
Cilia & flagella both are using to motility, but cilia are short in length & more than 2, flagella are larger in length & lesser in quantity.

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