reticulopodia

reticulopodia

[rə¦tik·yə·lō′päd·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
Pseudopodia in the form of a branching network.
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The presence and distribution of actin, tubulin, myosin and cadherin in the meroplasmodia of a new marine ameboid algal group are studied, also the effect of cytochalasin and colchicine on the bidirectional particle transport along their reticulopodia.
Key words Ameboid algae, meroplasmodium, reticulopodia, bidirectional transport, cytoskeleton, immunofluorescence, actin, tubulin, myosin, cadherin, microfilaments, microtubuli, inhibitors, cytochalasin, colchicine.
The closest parallel to this system is the streaming of bulk cytoplasm and individual organelles in reticulopodia of the protists Allogromia and Reticulomyxa (Travis and Allen, 1981; Koonce et al.