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Merozoites

merozoite

(Science: biology) stage in the life cycle of the malaria parasite (plasmodium): formed during the asexual division of the schizont. Merozoites are released and invade other cells.


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The Fiber Disease

... in the structure of merozoite surface proteins (MSP) of Plasmodium sp, most of them involved in the erythrocyte and reticulocyte invasion. Merozoites correspond to blood stages of the Plasmodium species released by infected cells. These studies can help understanding the biology of these ...

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by Nadas Moksha
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The Fiber Disease

... Typically, a host is infected by ingesting cysts, which divide to produce sporozoites that enter its cells. Eventually, the cells burst, releasing merozoites which infect new cells. This may occur several times, until gamonts are produced, forming gametes that fuse to create new cysts. There are ...

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by Skytroll
Tue May 02, 2006 5:06 pm
 
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