Genetic dissection of a Leishmania flagellar proteome demonstrates requirement for directional motility in sand fly infections
(A) Infection rates (% of infected females) and intensities of infections (four categories) of L. mexicana in L. longipalpis. Numbers above the bars indicate numbers of dissected females in the group. (B) Localization of L. mexicana infections in L. longipalpis. ESP: endoperitrophic space, AMG: abdominal midgut, TMG: thoracic midgut, CAR: cardia, SV: stomodeal valve. Numbers above the bars indicate numbers of infected females in the group.