Early Stages in the Differentiation of Gametocytes of Haemoproteus columbae Kruse

@inproceedings{Bradbury1970EarlySI,
  title={Early Stages in the Differentiation of Gametocytes of Haemoproteus columbae Kruse},
  author={Phyllis Clarke Bradbury and John F. Roberts},
  year={1970}
}
SYNOPSIS The sexes of mature gametocytes of Haemoproteus columbae Kruse circulating in the blood of the domestic pigeon can be identified in the electron microscope by the same criteria that distinguish them in the light microscope. The microgametocyte has a large nucleus and pigment granules restricted to the 2 extremities of its halter-shaped cells. The macrogametocyte has dense granular cytoplasm with scattered pigment granules and a small central nucleus. The sex of young gametocytes cannot… CONTINUE READING