Tag: Flagella

Differences Between Cilia and Flagella 4.31/5 (130)

Differences Between Cilia and Flagella

Differences Between Cilia and Flagella Flagella are the complex filamentous cytoplasmic structure protruding through cell wall. These are unbranched, long, thread like structures, mostly composed of the protein flagellin, intricately embedded in the cell envelope. Cilia are slender, microscopic, hair-like structures or organelles that extend from the surface of nearly all mammalian cells (multiple or […]

Flagella – Introduction, Types, Examples, Parts, Functions and Flagella Staining- Principle, Procedure and Interpretation 4.3/5 (145)

Parts of Flagella

Flagella – Introduction, Types, Examples, Parts, Functions and Flagella Staining- Principle, Procedure and Interpretation Introduction of Flagella Flagella are the complex filamentous cytoplasmic structure protruding through cell wall. These are unbranched, long, thread like structures, mostly composed of the protein flagellin, intricately embedded in the cell envelope. ¬†They are about 12-30 nm in diameter and […]

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