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Fig. 3

From: Dynamics of gamete production and mating in the parasitic protist Trypanosoma brucei

Fig. 3

Trypanosome developmental stages from salivary exudate. Trypanosome developmental stages recorded from salivary exudates from flies (Glossina pallidipes) infected with a 1738G and b F1R1. Percentage of flies with trypanosomes in exudates that contained the development stage; n = number of flies with a sample containing trypanosomes on that day. Flies were given an infective feed containing 1738G on day 0, and subsequently fed a further infective feed containing F1R1 on day 18; the experiment continued to day 42. From day 11 onwards, flies were encouraged to probe on warmed glass slides before feeding. Results were initially obtained for 1738G alone (timecourse A, days 11–18), and then for both 1738G and F1R1, starting 11 days after the second infected feed with F1R1 (1738G, timecourse A, days 29–42; F1R1, timecourse B, days 11–24). Abbreviationstrypos proventricular trypomastigotes, asymdiv asymmetric dividers, epis salivary gland epimastigotes, metas metacyclics

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