Regeneration of Blepharisma undulans variety japonicus from which the hypostome has been removed is retarded by dosages of 3000 to 4600 ergs/mm.2 at wavelength 2654A most strongly when the fragment is exposed soon after cutting. Dosages greater than 4600 ergs/mm.2 prevent regeneration. Regeneration is also retarded strongly when the Blepharisma are cut soon after irradiation. Starvation retards regeneration and potentiates the effect of ultraviolet radiations. Division after regeneration of Blepharisma is also retarded by ultraviolet radiations about equally, regardless of when the Blepharisma are cut indicating a more lasting effect of the radiations upon the cells. Blepharisma cut after irradiation usually recover from the effects of the radiations sooner than uncut individuals given the same dosage. Retardation of division by ultraviolet radiation is subject to photoreversal by visible light, especially in a nitrogen atmosphere, provided the ultraviolet dose is not excessive. Visible light alone if prolonged, retards regeneration or may even kill the cut fragments of Blepharisma.

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