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Morphology
   
Life Cycle
   
Geographic Distribution
   
The Nurse Cell
Parasite Complex
   
Supplier of Paraceuticals
   
Summary Gallery
 
De-differentiation EM Gallery

The EMs shown below document the disappearance of host contractile elements and the onset of mitochondrial vacuolation. The first thumbnail is an EM of uninfected muscle tissue for reference. Click on the EMs to see a labeled full sized version.
Normal Unifected Muscle
 
 
   
Mitochondria and
Sarcoplasmic Reticulum
Sarcolemma and Glycocalyx

EM of Infected Muscle
3 Days Post-infection

EM of Infected Muscle
5 Days Post-infection
   
AZ complex and Mitochondria
AZ complex and Mitochondria
EM of Infected Muscle
6 Days Post-infection
EM of Infected Muscle
8 Days Post-infection
   

 

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