Video 5. | Toxoplasma gondii F-actin forms an extensive filamentous network required for material exchange and parasite maturation

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Toxoplasma gondii F-actin forms an extensive filamentous network required for material exchange and parasite maturation

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University of Glasgow, United Kingdom; Cancer Research United Kingdom Beatson Institute, United Kingdom; University of Vermont, United States
Video 5. Parasites expressing Cb-Emerald demonstrate highly dynamic F-actin dynamics.

After FRAP treatment in a cell in the PV, recovery of fluorescence intensity is observed due to polymerization of new actin filaments formed from the cell periphery to the bleached cytoplasm region. Scale bar 5 µm. Imaging speed 5 fps.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.24119.013