PF3D7_0102200 ring-infected erythrocyte surface antigen

A) Free merozoite. Gold particles which identify the presence of Pf155/RESA are only associated with dense granules (D). Label is not present on rhoptries (R) or micronemes (Mi). X67,000. B) Immunoelectron micrograph showing gold particles on the ring infected erythrocyte. This localization is characteristic of Pf155/RESA> x48,000.

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