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Cyanidioschyzon merolae seems to be an example of such algae. Cryptomonad, aka Cryptophyceae also lacks cell wall. I think, problem you encounter is that most studies are concerned with structure and function of cell walls, as such knowledge can be used in biotech industry. Hence, you will not find answer by looking for "algae without cell wall". As a ...
A tank of liquid nitrogen is not just an alternative, but a much better substitute, IMHO. The problem of gradually cooling inside a isopropanol container can be overcome by using a box full of dry ice (-79°C as I recall).
Could it be beneficial to artificially induce fever in a person who has an illness if they are not already experiencing fever? No, not really. Pretty much the only use of hyperthermia in medicine is in the treatment of cancer. If you google "use of hyperthermia in medical treatment", you'll likely only find two kinds of hits: those for cancer treatment ...
From this article: iPSC's or induced pluripotent stem cells are somatic cells that have been driven to acquire an induced pluripotent cell state. Somatic cells can be any cell of the body except sperm cells, egg cells and undifferentiated stem cells. Investigators can induce these cells to 'return' to a stem cell like state by forcing the expression of key ...
Actually, hyperthermia is a known treatment for a range of diseases, including cancer. Induced hyperthermia can be whole-body as well as local/regional and is under investigation in multiple studies (for example).
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