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Verhandlungen pp 1368-1370 | Cite as

The ultrastructure of the chromatoid bodies in Entamoeba invadens

  • K. Deutsch
  • V. Zaman
  • D. C. Barker
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Abstract

Entamoeba invadens is a parasite living in the intestine of reptiles. The cyst and the trophozoite contain rod- or bar-shaped inclusions which are up to 10 μ long. They are also found in other Entamoebae and are often called chromatoid bodies.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Deutsch
    • 1
  • V. Zaman
    • 1
  • D. C. Barker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of EdinburghEngland

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