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Ultrastructural effects of the cerebral neurosecretory cells treated with lufenuron.--The part played by neurosecretory cells in the pars intercerebralis during moulting and metamorphosis is well known (Wigglesworth 1954) and in some insects these cells are also involved in ovarian development and oviposition (Thomsen 1952, Nayar 1958).
While some workers have dealt with ultrastructural effects on the neurosecretory cells in the pars intercerebralis region of the brain, this study is the first concerned with this point under the treatment of lufenuron.
Identification of insulinlike peptides in cerebral ganglia neurosecretory cells of the mussel Mytilus edulis.
Specific staining for neurosecretory cells was performed using GAF dye to produce a dark-violet color, and there was no positive GAF staining of the GABA-ir cells (Fig.
Alcian blue-alcian yellow mapping of neurosecretory cells in the central nervous system of the salt marsh pulmonate snail Melampus bidentatus.
Roles of neurosecretory cells on growth and reproduction and their seasonal variation in Achatina fulica (Gastropoda: Achatinidae).
Neurosecretory cells A nerve cell that releases a hormone into the extracellular space.
1E, F), whereas the medium size neurons (about 7 x 10 [micro]m), which could be neurosecretory cells, contain round nuclei with patches of heterochromatin (Upatham et al.
They have been also called neurosecretory cells because of their resemblance to vertebrate neurosecretory cells, although their neurosecretory character has never been established.
asinina, two types of neurosecretory cells (NS), N[S.sub.1] and N[S.sub.2], were identified (Upatham et al.
The nervous system in these primitive metazoans has been described as consisting of diffuse nets of sensory, motor, and neurosecretory cells that provide connections within the epithelial layers (Bullock and Horridge, 1965).