Sensory receptors in the head of Stenostomum leucops. II. Localization of catecholaminergic histofluorescence-ultrastructure of surface receptors.

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Reuter, Joffe, Palmberg
Publication year: 1993
Journal: Acta Biologica Hungarica
Journal acronym: Acta Biol Hung
Volume number: 44
Issue number: 1
Start page: 125
End page: 131
ISSN: 0236-5383


Abstract

The ultrastructure of three types of sense receptors in the anterior end of Stenostomum leucops is described. Type I is characterized by abundant branching microvilli and ciliary rootlets but a lack of cilia. Type II possesses a short cilium with aberrant axonema. Type III has a cilium protruding from an invagination, a long rootlet and a collar of microvilli. The glyoxylic-acid-induced fluorescence method reveals catecholaminergic (CA) fluorescence in surface cells of the anterior end. The relationship between the CA fluorescence and the localization of the sense receptors is discussed.

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