sporoplasm


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sporoplasm

 [spor´o-plazm]
the protoplasm of a spore.

spo·ro·plasm

(spō'rō-plazm),
The protoplasm of a spore.
[sporo- + G. plasma, thing formed]

sporoplasm

/spo·ro·plasm/ (spor´o-plazm″)
1. the protoplasm of spores.
2. in certain protozoa, the central mass of cytoplasm that leaves the spores as an amebula to infect the host.

sporoplasm

(spôr′ə-plăz′əm)
n.
The contents of a spore of certain parasitic microorganisms, which is injected into and infects a host cell.

sporoplasm

the protoplasm of a spore.
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If the Lom and Vavra model is correct, the membrane of the extruded sporoplasm may be derived from the extrusion apparatus and may therefore be reversed.
After spore discharge, no detectable DAB activity was found in either the spore ghosts or the extruded sporoplasms.
The Western blots to Spraguea sporoplasm proteins indicated that, whether whole sporoplasm samples were tested, or only the sporoplasm outer membrane isolates, all four of these peptides were present.
The spores were activated to discharge their sporoplasms by a method described earlier (3).
The positioning of these proteins onto the sporoplasm surface suggests that the sporoplasm membrane at first faces the cytoplasm within the spore, but shifts to the outside during spore discharge.
In this study, proteins were identified from the sporoplasms discharged from spores of the microsporidian, Spraguea lophii.
This significant positive effect of cholesterol addition to the medium indicates that the sporoplasm outer envelope may be devoid of cholesterol.
Nerve cell infections by Spraguea are thought to become established by the discharge of spores that introduce infective sporoplasm into neuronal fibers near the skin surface.
With the completion of tube assembly (65-70 [[micro]meter]), membrane sacs emerged followed by a flow of sporoplasm into the sacs.
The sporoplasm seems, characteristically, to enter the sporoplasmic sac milliseconds after the emergence of the sac membrane from the tube tip.
indicate that the sporoplasms cluster along mucin threads deposited onto