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Fig. 2. Transmission electron micrographs of interphase and dividing cells of T. vaginalis. (A) In an interphase cell two atractophore structures (At) are attached under the basal bodies (bB); parabasal fiber (pF), nucleus (N). Scale bars = 1μm.

Figure notes

The associated MTOC is called an atractophore.

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Image summary

  • Species · Trichomonas vaginalis
  • Reference · Bricheux G, Coffe G, Brugerolle G, Mol Biochem Parasitol 153(2), 2007 · Pubmed · CrossRef
  • Submitted by · Beatriz Ferreira Gomes on 09/13/2011.
  • Published by · Zita Santos on 11/15/2011.

Image annotation

  • Centrosome
    • Other centrosome
      • Shape

        Disc
      • Position in the cell

        Close to cytoplasmic membrane
  • Cilium
    • Motile

      Yes
    • Immotile

      No
    • Basal body
      • Number of basal bodies

        2
      • Position in the cell

        Inside the cell cytoplasm
        Close to nucleus
      • Associated with

        Another MTOC

Image extra structures

  • Extra structures · arabasal fiber, axostyle