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Noun1.Spraguea - small genus of usually perennial herbs having deep woody taproots and flower heads of umbels or cymes
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
Calyptridium umbellatum, pussy-paw, pussy-paws, pussy's-paw, Spraguea umbellatum - pink clusters of densely packed flowers on prostrate stems resemble upturned pads of cats' feet; grow in coniferous forests of western North America
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Although peroxisomes are characteristically found in aerobic cells with mitochondria, there is evidence that peroxisomal enzymes occur in the amitochondriate microsporidian Spraguea lophii.
Ultrastructural integrity and carbohydrate metabolism of Spraguea lophii
Subsequent expansion within potholes appears to favor species that produce many poorly dispersed seeds (e.g., Carex spp., Saxifraga and Spraguea), those with strong rhizomatous growth (e.g., Anaphalis and Agrostis) and woody species (e.g., Penstemon and Luetkea).
We report here the presence of catalase in the posterior vacuole of the spores of a microsporidian, Spraguea lophii.
Microsporidian spore/sporoplasm dynactin in Spraguea. Biol.
Within the microsporidian genus Spraguea, the parasites are confined to neuronal fiber axoplasms in the central nervous system of anglerfish, genus Lophius.
In this study, proteins were identified from the sporoplasms discharged from spores of the microsporidian, Spraguea lophii.
Extracellular survival of an intracellular parasite (Spraguea lophii, Microsporea).