Some Aspects of Microsporidian Physiology

  • Earl Weidner
Part of the Comparative Pathobiology book series (CPATH, volume 1)


Biochemical and physiological studies of microsporidians that have been accomplished in the past few years are due, in large part, to their recent availability and to methods for cultivation and maintenance of these organisms in the laboratory. New experimental techniques have facilitated obtaining basic insight of some of the general features of this group of parasites.


Blue Crab Discharge Tube Spore Wall Parasitophorous Vacuole Spore Discharge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Earl Weidner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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