Stage conversion tachyzoite to bradyzoite

There appears to be very marked tissue tropism in relation to the organs where the majority of tissue cysts are formed. The two tissues where the

FIGURE 2.20 A diagrammatic representation of the changes observed during development of the sporo-cysts and formation of the sporozoites. C, conoid; ER, rough endoplasmic reticulum; G, Golgi body; L, lipid droplet; MI, mitochondrion; MN, microneme; MP, micropore; N, nucleus; NP nuclear pole; P plaque representing the inner membrane complex of the developing daughter; PL, pellicle; PG, polysaccharide granule; R, rhoptry; RB, residual body of cytoplasm; SW, sporocyst wall; V, vacuole. Reproduced from Ferguson et al., 1979c, with permission.

FIGURE 2.20 A diagrammatic representation of the changes observed during development of the sporo-cysts and formation of the sporozoites. C, conoid; ER, rough endoplasmic reticulum; G, Golgi body; L, lipid droplet; MI, mitochondrion; MN, microneme; MP, micropore; N, nucleus; NP nuclear pole; P plaque representing the inner membrane complex of the developing daughter; PL, pellicle; PG, polysaccharide granule; R, rhoptry; RB, residual body of cytoplasm; SW, sporocyst wall; V, vacuole. Reproduced from Ferguson et al., 1979c, with permission.

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