How does Paramecium regulate its water content?
Contractile vacuoles act as water pumps for osmoregulation One paramecium cell has two star-shaped contractile vacuoles sitting on each end of the body. They are filled with fluids and are present at fixed positions between the endoplasm and ectoplasm. Contractile vacuoles are responsible for osmoregulation, or the discharge of excess water from the cell. The contractile vacuoles act … Read more