Occurrence of microtubules during erythropoiesis in Llama, Lama glama



Studies on the ellipsoid erythroblasts of Llama, L a m gluma, L. during erythropoiesis showed the appearance of the marginal band composed of approximately 29 microtubules. As the maturation of erythrocytes goes on, the number of marginal band microtubules diminishes. No microtubules were found in mature erythrocytes of Llama.