Right: Subcellular localization of PfEMP2 using IgM mAb 4H9.1 by cryo-thin-section immunoelectron microscopy. Electron-dense clumps are seen associated with PfEMP2 antigen,. Bar 0.5 mm. P – parasite; C – erythrocyte cytoplasm; V – parasitophophorous vacuole membrane; M – infected erythrocyte surface membrane.
e. Sub-membrane area of knob (K) identified by concavity of surface membrane and electron-dense material. Bar 0.25 mm.
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