Uploaded by · Beatriz Ferreira Gomes [+]

Figure legend

Fig. 1-8. Electron micrographs of Monosiga ovata(Fig. 3-7, 9). 4. Elongated neck of Monosiga showing the striated fibrillar rootlet arising from the non-flagellar base and lying adjacent to a membrane-bounded sac (s). Bar = 1 um. Other abbreviations: MR: microtubule rootlet; D: dictyosome;

Figure notes

A long, narrow, striated fibrillar rootlet extends posteriorly from the lower edge of the non-flagellar basal body towards the Golgi apparatus.

Image details

Image summary

  • Species · Monosiga ovata
  • Reference · SA. Karpov, BSC. Leadbeater, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 45(3), 1998 · CrossRef
  • Submitted by · Beatriz Ferreira Gomes on 09/09/2011.
  • Published by · Zita Santos on 11/15/2011.

Image annotation

  • Cilium
    • Motile

      Yes
    • Immotile

      No
    • Basal body
      • Number of basal bodies

        1
      • Rootlets

        Yes
      • Maturation stage

        Mature
      • Position in the cell

        At the cytoplasmic membrane
    • Accessory Centriole
      • Position in the cell

        Close to cytoplasmic membrane
        Inside the cell cytoplasm

Image extra structures

  • Extra structures · composite arc, fibrillar rootlet, membrane-bounded sac