Stereoscan observations of the miracidium and early sporocyst ofSchistosoma mansoni

@article{Kie2006StereoscanOO,
  title={Stereoscan observations of the miracidium and early sporocyst ofSchistosoma mansoni},
  author={M. K{\o}ie and F. Frandsen},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Parasitenkunde},
  year={2006},
  volume={50},
  pages={335-344}
}
SummaryWhole miracidia ofSchistosoma mansoni, miracidia vibrated in an ultrasonic cleaner, and the miracidium-sporocyst transition were studied in the steroscan electron microscope.After vibrating, the cilia broke off near the bases and the epidermal cella, intercellular ridge and sensory structures were revealed. The apical papilla had a folded surface with penetrating sensory cilia. The number of epidermal cells varied between 17 and 22.The lateral papillae appeared as bulbous projections on… Expand
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