Overview

tinsel flagellum


Related Overviews

 

'tinsel flagellum' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Biological Sciences

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A type of eukaryotic flagellum (see undulipodium) with numerous hairlike projections (mastigonemes) along the shaft. They occur in certain protists, particularly the fungus-like oomycotes and hyphochytrids. The mastigonemes vary in nature: some are solid protein rods; others are tubular. They increase the power generated by the flagellum.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.