refractile bodies

refractile bodies

see erythrocyte refractile bodies.
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Caedibacter maintain a 43 kb plasmid (pKAP1 16) and produce rolled proteins called refractile bodies or R bodies.
We noted both anterior and posterior refractile bodies, not presented in the original description.
4) [micro]m, arranged head-to-tail within the sporocyst and containing anterior and posterior refractile bodies.
Upon sporulation, globules fragment into small globules, portions of which eventually become incorporated into sporozoites as refractile bodies.