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NOT Open Access | Postulated Process of Axoneme Organization in the Male Gametogenesis of Malaria Parasite Plasmodium berghei

April 6, 2021 - 14:25 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Kubo-Irie M, Hirai M, Irie M, Mohri H
Reference: 
Zoolog Sci. 2021 Apr;38(2):187-192

The ultrastructural features of axoneme organization within the cytoplasm and exflagellation were investigated in detail in microgametes of a malaria parasite, Plasmodium berghei, by electron and fluorescence microscopy. The kinetosomes (basal bodies) of the microgamete were characterized by an electron dense mass in which singlet microtubules (MTs) were embedded.

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