- Plural of filopodium.
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Filopodio — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Esta Esta micrografía electrónica muestra filopodios exagerados con una forma baciliforme inducida por la formina mDia2 en cultivos celulares. Estos filopodios están rellenos de haces de filamentos de actina en los… … Wikipedia Español
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