Post-embedding immunolableing of P. falciparum isolate FC27, with affinity-purified anti Ag352 antibodies to AMA-1 (A,B,C) and rabbit anti QF3 monoclonal antibody 7H8/50 to RAP-1 (D). Bars equal 100 nm. A. Maturing merozoites within a schizont showing gold particles over rhoptry neck (RN) and micronemes (Mn). B,C Free merozoites showing labeling of electron dense rhoptry necks (RN), no labeling over rhoptry bodies (RB), and sparse labeling of merozoite periphery. D. Immunolabeling restricted to the body of rhoptries (RB).
Crewther PE, Culvenor JG, Silva A, Cooper JA, Anders RF. Plasmodium falciparum: two antigens of similar size are located in different compartments of the rhoptry. Exp Parasitol. 1990 70:193-206. Copyright Elsevier 2010.
Other associated proteins
|PF3D7_1410400||rhoptry-associated protein 1|