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Distal centriole



A centriole in a spermatozoon where the flagellum develops and located far from the nucleus.


This is in contrast to proximal centriole that lies closer to the nucleus.


Compare: proximal centriole

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Proximal and Distal Centrioles

... Can anyone help me understand the difference underlying a proximal and distal centriole and their relationship (if any) with a mother/daughter centriole. Thanks.

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by CptnKidd
Sun Dec 13, 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Proximal and Distal Centrioles
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