Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cell from which gametes develop by meiotic division, especially a spermatocyte or an oocyte.

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  • n. A diploid germ cell that divides by meiosis into a gamete.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An immature animal or plant cell that develops into a gamete by meiosis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gamete.

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  • n. an immature animal or plant cell that develops into a gamete by meiosis

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Examples

  • In the premier open access journal PLoS Biology, a study of children in Kenya reveals that those individuals harboring the transmissible gametocyte stage of malaria parasites are more attractive to the mosquito vectors that spread this disease.

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  • When one chromosome of a pair, instead of being parallel to the other in the gametocyte, crosses it at a point of contact, then when the chromosomes separate, part of one chromosome remains connected with the part of the other on the same side and the two parts separate as

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  • Asexual and gametocyte parasite cultures were pelleted at 500 g, washed twice in 2% FCS

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  • (A) Asexual growth and gametocyte production were measured in 3D7HT and 3D7HT-GFP, means of three independent experiments are plotted.

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  • Asexual parasite culture (containing mostly ring stages) (C) and gametocyte culture (D) were analyzed by flow cytometry.

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  • [5] In P. ovale's final stage where it is a gametocyte, it has a roundish to oval shape that is compact.

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  • P. falciparum, when it is in it's final stage (gametocyte), it has more of a sausage looking shape or half-moon shape.

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  • [4] In P. ovale's final stage where it is a gametocyte, it has a roundish to oval shape that is compact.

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  • Glurp is unusual because it is expressed in a number of stages exposed to the human immune response including on the sporozoite, liver schizont, merozoite and gametocyte

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  • P. falciparum vaccine antigens, including the pre-erythrocytic antigens csp, trap, lsa1 and glurp; the merozoite antigens eba175, ama1, msp's 1, 3 and 4, and the gametocyte antigen pfs48/45.

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