Mixotricha protozoans digests cellulose for termite metabolism.

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"Termites harbor in their digestive system protozoa called mixotrichs that are critical to their ability to get energy by digesting cellulose." (Vogel 1998:29)

Cats' Paws and Catapults: Mechanical Worlds of Nature and PeopleWW Norton & CompanyJanuary 17, 2000
Steven Vogel

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