Ultrastructural features of the spermatozoon and its differentiation in Brandesia turgida (Brandes, 1888) (Digenea, Microphalloidea, Pleurogenidae)

@article{Bruansk2014UltrastructuralFO,
  title={Ultrastructural features of the spermatozoon and its differentiation in Brandesia turgida (Brandes, 1888) (Digenea, Microphalloidea, Pleurogenidae)},
  author={Magdal{\'e}na Bruňansk{\'a} and T{\'i}mea Br{\'a}zov{\'a} and Alexander E Zhokhov and Larisa G. Poddubnaya},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={113},
  pages={2483-2491}
}
Spermatological characters of the digenean Brandesia turgida (Brandes, 1888), an intestinal parasite of the frog Pelophylax ridibundus (Pallas, 1771), have been investigated by means of transmission electron microscopy for the first time. The process of the spermatozoon formation begins with the appearance of the differentiation zone bordered by cortical microtubules and containing two centrioles associated with striated rootlets and with an intercentriolar body. The intercentriolar body is… 

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