Motility of macrogamonts of Eimeria magna (Coccidia) in cell culture.

Amoeboid movement of spheroid or ovoid immature or mature macrogamonts within cultured Madin-Darby bovine cells usually began with the formation of a pseudopodium-like protrusion at the margin of the gamont. The protrusion enlarged as the gamont cytoplasm and nucleus moved into the protruded area. During movement, macrogamonts had an elongate shape. The… (More)