Problems concerned with gametogenesis in Haemosporidiidea, with particular reference to the genus Plasmodium

  title={Problems concerned with gametogenesis in Haemosporidiidea, with particular reference to the genus Plasmodium},
  author={Ann Bishop},
  pages={163 - 185}
  • A. Bishop
  • Published 1 May 1955
  • Biology
  • Parasitology
Although many interesting observations have been made upon gametogenesis in Haemosporidiidea many fundamental problems await solution. Our knowledge of the nuclear changes occurring during the development of the gametes and the fertilization of the female gamete is still incomplete. Little is known of the factors which control gametocyte production, though there is evidence that in some species, i.e. Leucocytozoon simondi and Haemoproteus columbae in the duck, it is influenced by the… 

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