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Keyword - Tachyzoite (KW-1137)


Protein expressed in the infectious tachyzoite stage, a rapidly growing, lytic and disease-causing stage in the life stage of coccidians (e.g. Toxoplasmy). Tachyzoites, which can infect most nucleated cells, replicate inside a parasitophorous vacuole, egress, and then infect neighboring cells. Aggregates of numerous tachyzoites are called clones, terminal colonies, or groups.


  • Endodyozoite
  • Endozoite


Developmental stage


TachyzoiteDevelopmental stage
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