OBO ID: GO:0097741
Term Name: mastigoneme Search Ontology:
Definition: A hair-like structure covering the flagella found in some algae (heterokonts and cryptophytes). It is approximately 15 nm in diameter, and usually consist of a tubular shaft that itself terminates in smaller hairs. It is composed of glycoproteins and, likely, carbohydrates. Mastigonemes may assist in locomotion by increasing the surface area of a flagellum. (2)
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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