A comparative electron microscope study of axenically cultivated trophozoites of free living amoebae of the genus Acanthamoeba and Naegleria with special reference to N. gruberi, N. fowlei and N. jadini

G. Carosi, M. Scaglia, G. Filice, E. Willaert

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A comparative electron microscope study was performed on the species belonging to the genus Naegleria. The genus Naegleria is also compared with the genus Acanthamoeba. No specific differential characteristics with regard to the trophozoites of the genus Naegleria were observed. However, remarkable differential characteristics between the two genera were revealed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-273
Number of pages10
JournalArchiv fur Protistenkunde
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1977


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Plant Science
  • Microbiology

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