axonemes

All Noun
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  • The radial spoke is a multi-unit protein structure found in the axonemes of eukaryotic cilia and flagella.
  • Axonemes are the elongated structures that make up cilia and flagella.
  • Axonemal dynein causes sliding of microtubules in the axonemes of cilia and flagella and is found only in cells that have those structures.
  • Immunoelectron microscopy with antibody to alpha-tubulin shows that microtubules are present in Giardia in different structures such as axonemes, basal bodies, adhesive discs, funis and the median bodies.
  • Radial spokes, which are regularly spaced along cilia, sperm, and flagella axonemes, consist of a thin 'stalk' and a bulbous 'head' that form a signal transduction scaffold between the central pair of microtubules and dynein.
  • Spermatozoa with 9+0 axonemes and axial microtubules.