axoneme

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axoneme

[′ak·sə‚nēm]
(cell and molecular biology)
A bundle of fibrils enclosed by a membrane that is continuous with the plasma membrane.
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The subsequent cAMP-dependent phosphorylation of axonemal proteins and dynein light chain triggers the movement of the flagellum (Hayashi et al.
Normal axonemal structure and function in Kartagener's syndrome: an explicable paradox.
These included, for example, vitelline envelope sperm for lysin receptor (VERL), hydroxysteriod dehydrogenase-like protein, gonadotrophl inducible ovarian transcription factor 1 (GIOT1), axonemal protein p66.
Electron microscopic evaluation of the bronchial biopsy specimens revealed ciliated cells appeared to be replaced by columnar cells lacking cilia and basal bodies, and bearing on their surface cilium-like projections without any internal axonemal structure.
Another hypothesis involves a series of interrelated events resulting in a decrease in axonemal protein phosphorylation and sperm immobilization, both of which are associated with a reduction in membrane fluidity that is necessary for sperm-oocyte fusion (44).
However, sperms of fish caught from the polluted sites showed variable deformations including: changes in head morphology, incomplete chromatin condensation, malformed middle piece, altered axonemal structure, wavy and sometimes ruptured plasma membrane, head-to-head and head-to-tail sperm agglutinations.
Only the anterior part is more or less lens-shaped, containing the axonemal basis and the implantation fossa (Fig.
1] hybrids revealed similarities in axonemal development; however, differences in microtubule development were also observed between the two hybrids, with D.
The motive force of flagellar motility is exerted by axonemal dyneins, which are phylogenetically distinct from cytoplasmic dyneins.
Axonemal activity relative to the 2D/3D-waveform conversion of the flagellum.