ookinete


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ookinete

[‚ō·ə′kī‚nēt]
(invertebrate zoology)
The elongated, mobile zygote of certain Sporozoa, as that of the malaria parasite.
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Gametocytes ingested by anopheline mosquitoes develop into zygotes, ookinetes, oocysts, and eventually sporozoites in the salivary glands, ready for transmission to the next human host.
More recently, two types of sequences have been characterized for the ookinete surface protein genes, Pos 25, Pos 28-1, and Pos 28-2 in P.
We have obtained sequence data of the SSUrRNA, cysteine protease, ookinete surface protein, and cyt b genes of P ovale isolates from Myanmar and Indonesia and compared our data with GenBank-available sequences.
Sequence Analysis of the Cysteine Protease and the Ookinete Surface Protein Genes
17) have analyzed the ookinete surface protein genes in Thai isolates and reported that two (Nigerian I/CDC and LS) types of P.
falciparum ookinetes, oocysts, and sporozoites in vitro.
Mosquito stage transmission blocking (MSTB) or transmission blocking vaccines (TBV) is anti-mosquito stage vaccine that targets antigens on gametes, zygotes or ookinetes.