ejectosomes

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  • Cryptomonad ejectosomes contain two connected spiral ribbon-like structures, held under tension.
  • Ejectosomes apparently exert a contractile force, forming a tight septum around the bacteria.
  • Cryptomonads are distinguished by the presence of characteristic extrusomes called ejectisomes or ejectosomes, which consist of two connected spiral ribbons held under tension.