Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life

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Motile Cell - Illustrated


Location code / cell type
  • ZO, zoospore
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1. Number of flagella
2. Electron-opaque plug in axoneme core and between axoneme and flagellar membrane
3. Flagellum coating
4. Electron-opaque core in kinetosome
5. Scalloped ring within kinetosome, extensions of the A, B, or C microtubule
6. Kinetosome support
7. Kinetosome-associated plates
8. Kinetosome-associated saddle
9. Kinetosome-associated shield
10. Kinetosome-associated spur
11. Kinetosome-associated striated disc
12. Primary microtubule root
0, absent

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1, 2-5 laterally-oriented, parallel, stacked microtubules arising from side of kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Rhizophydiales- Alphamyces, Aquamyces, Globomyces, Urceomyces, Gorgonomyces, Pateramyces, Protrudomyces, Rhizophydium, Terramyces, Coralloidiomyces)

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2, approx. 6-7 laterally-oriented, parallel, bundled microtubules arising from side of kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Chytridiales)

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3, more than 20 laterally-oriented, parallel, bundled microtubules with linkers between them, arising from side of kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Cladochytriales)

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4, multiple microtubules extending anteriorly from kinetosome, parallel to kinetosome triplets (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Rhizophydiales- Batrachochytrium)

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5, microtubules in cone arising from a spur at the anterior end of kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Spizellomycetales- Spizellomyces)

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6, microtubules extending anteriorly without regular arrangement from a spur on the kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Spizellomycetales- Kochiomyces)

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7, microtubules in cone arising from a double bar at the anterior end of kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Spizellomycetales- Gaertneriomyces)

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8, microtubules in cone arising from two concave discs at the anterior end of kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Spizellomycetales- Powellomyces)

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9, microtubules extending parallel and anteriorly from kinetosome and adjacent to an elongated tripartite spur (Chytridiomycota: Chytridiomycetes: Spizellomycetales- Triparticalcar)

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a, root of two parts: a striated disk extending part way around kinetosome, and microtubules extending anteriorly from kinetosome (Chytridiomycota: Monoblepharidomycetes)

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b, up to 27 microtubules in groups of 3 extending anteriorly from kinetosome (Blastocladiomycota)

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c, multiple microtubules emanating from spurs on multiple kinetosomes (Neocallimastigomycota)

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13. Primary microtubule root absolute configuration
14. Striated rhizoplast between kinetosome and nucleus
15. Non-flagellated centriole
16. Length of non-flagellated centriole (NfC) compared to length of kinetosome (K)
17. Kinetosome-non-flagellated centriole fibrillar bridge
18. Non-flagellated centriole-associated veil
19. Paracrystalline inclusion
20. Ribosomal organization
21. Mitochondrion
22. Cisterna
23. Paraxonemal structure
24. Water expulsion vacoule
25. Golgi apparatus morphology
26. Golgi apparatus location
27. Relationship of microbodies to lipid(s) or nucleus
28. Location of cisterna relative to lipid(s)
29. Location of mitochondria
30. Nuclear heel
31. Nucleus location
32. Posterior dome composed of peripheral granules and array of megatubules




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