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Fig. 6

From: The cathepsin S cysteine proteinase of the burrowing nematode Radopholus similis is essential for the reproduction and invasion

Fig. 6

Fluorescence microscopy showing FITC and dsRNA uptake by Radopholus similis soaked in 0.8 mg/mL FITC for 8 h. a, b FITC fluorescence in the nematode and egg. c FITC fluorescence in the style, the esophageal lumen and the intestines in R. similis. d FITC fluorescence in the amphids. e A strong FITC signal was observed in the excretory ducts of R. similis. f A strong fluorescence signal was observed in the inclusion of the nematode body. g FITC fluorescence was observed in the vagina. h FITC entered the rectum via the anus. i FITC entered the reproductive system via the cloacal orifice. a amphids; an anus; co cloacal orifice; ed excretory duct; ep excretory pore; g gonads; i intestine; in inclusion of the nematode body, ol oesophageal lumen; s stylet; sk stylet knobs; v vagina. The scale bar represents 50 μm

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