Ultrastructure of smooth muscle, gap junctions and glycogen distribution in Taenia solium tapeworms from experimentally infected hamsters

@article{Willms2002UltrastructureOS,
  title={Ultrastructure of smooth muscle, gap junctions and glycogen distribution in Taenia solium tapeworms from experimentally infected hamsters},
  author={K. Willms and L. Robert and J. Caro},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={89},
  pages={308-316}
}
  • K. Willms, L. Robert, J. Caro
  • Published 2002
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Parasitology Research
  • Abstract.Taenia solium adults were grown in hamsters infected by feeding them with cysticerci from pig carcasses. Viable strobilae were collected from the hamster duodenum 20–60 days post-infection, fixed and processed for transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Fourteen strobilae were cut into pieces and embedded in individual blocks. Sections, stained with toluidine blue, were then photographed by light microscopy. Over 1,200 TEM images were obtained from selected blocks. Maturing proglottids… CONTINUE READING
    17 Citations
    Immunolocalization of Taenia solium gap junction innexins.
    • 3
    Ultrastructure of a spermatid transport system in the mature proglottids of experimental Taenia crassiceps (WFU strain)
    • 10
    Morphology and biochemistry of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium.
    • K. Willms
    • Biology, Medicine
    • Current topics in medicinal chemistry
    • 2008
    • 22
    Taeniid tapeworm responses to in vitro glucose
    • 16
    Role of Gap Junctions and Hemichannels in Parasitic Infections
    • 9
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 42 REFERENCES
    Taenia solium: germinal cell precursors in tapeworms grown in hamster intestine.
    • 19
    Autoradiographic analysis of the germinative tissue in evaginated Taenia solium metacestodes.
    • 20
    Structure and ultrastructure of muscle systems within Grillotia erinaceus metacestodes (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha).
    • 29
    • Highly Influential
    Taenia solium: description of the intestinal implantation sites in experimental hamster infections.
    • 31
    Hymenolepis diminuta: two morphologically distinct tegumental secretory mechanisms are present in the cestode.
    • 14
    The role of cellular parenchyma and extracellular matrix in the histogenesis of the paruterine organ of Mesocestoides lineatus (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda)
    • 36
    • Highly Influential
    Junctional complexes in the inner cyst tissue of the cysticercoid of Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda).
    • 9
    Ultrastructure of spermiogenesis and the spermatozoon of Vampirolepis microstoma (Cestoda, Hymenolepididae), intestinal parasite of Rattus rattus
    • 20
    Atomic force microscopy of arthropod gap junctions.
    • 23