haptonema


haptonema
Filament extending between the paired flagella of certain unicellular algae (haptophytes). Supported by 6 or 7 microtubules (not in an axoneme-like array) and apparently used for capturing prey, in a manner analogous to the axopodia of heliozoa.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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