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October Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 15 pictures in our October collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

F. colour SEM of oocysts on stomach of Anopheles Featured October Print

F. colour SEM of oocysts on stomach of Anopheles

False-colour scanning electron micrograph of the stomach wall of a mosquito Anopholes stephansii infected with malarial parasites Plasmodium. The small rounded objects covering the outside stomach wall are oocysts, a stage in the life cycle of the parasite. The oocysts grow in size & the contents divide to form sporozoites, which are dispersed through the body cavity when the oocyst bursts. The released sporozoites eventually reach the salivary gland of the mosquito & are transmitted to humans when the female takes a blood meal