Figure 4.

Electron micrographs of A. thaliana epidermal cells harboring G. cichoracearum haustoria. Ultra-structures of haustoria generated on susceptible Col-0 (a,b,c) and resistant Te-0 (d,e,f) plants. Images are representative of the most common observed phenotypes (n = 20 haustoria/plant). Pictures illustrate young (a,d) and mature (b,c,e,f) haustoria. pPM: plant plasma membrane; pCW: plant cell wall; pC: plant cytoplasm; pN: plant nucleus; pMVB: plant multi-vesicular bodies; pMt: plant mitochondria; fMt: fungal mitochondria; Ch: chloroplast; fCW: fungal cell wall; EHM: extra haustorial membrane; EHMx: extra haustorial matrix; fMVB: fungal multi-vesicular bodies; L: haustorial lobe. Bars: 1 μm.

Fabro and Alvarez BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:143   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-143
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