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Fig. 4. Thin-section transmission electron microscopy. Electron micrographs of chemically fixed longitudinal (A, B) and transverse sections (C) of L. mexicana wild type. Fagella pocket (fp) and the paraflagellar rod (p). a, Axoneme; k, kinetoplast. Bars 0.25 um (C).

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Image summary

  • Species · Leishmania mexicana
  • Reference · Adhiambo C, Forney JD, Asai DJ, LeBowitz JH, et al., Mol Biochem Parasitol 143(2), 2005 · Pubmed · CrossRef
  • Submitted by · Beatriz Ferreira Gomes on 09/15/2011.
  • Published by · Zita Santos on 11/17/2011.

Image annotation

  • Cilium
    • Motile

      Yes
    • Immotile

      No
    • Axoneme
      • Number of axonemes

        1
      • Symmetry

        Yes
      • Fold symmetry

        9
      • Number of microtubules

        2
      • Central microtubules

        2
      • Radial spokes

        Yes
      • Accessory microtubules

        No
    • Extra axonemal structures
      • Para-flagellar rod

        Yes

Image extra structures

  • Extra structures · no extra structures