The Morphology and Method of Division of Trichomonas

@article{Bishop1931TheMA,
  title={The Morphology and Method of Division of Trichomonas},
  author={Ann Bishop},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={1931},
  volume={23},
  pages={129 - 156}
}
  • A. Bishop
  • Published 1 April 1931
  • Biology
  • Parasitology
1. Three trichomonads have been cultivated and studied, T. hominis, Trichomonas sp. from M. nemestrinus (= R.T. strain), and T. batrachorum from English frogs and toads. 2. A number of strains of T. batrachorum were cultivated over periods varying from two weeks to five months without the appearance of a Eutrichomastix stage. 3. The division process of T. batrachorum has been studied. The new basal fibre arises as an outgrowth from the blepharoplast. The old axostyle is absorbed and new ones… 

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