A specialized trophospongium in large neurons of Leptodora (Crustacea)

  • Ernst Scharrer
  • Published 1964 in
    Zeitschrift für Zellforschung und Mikroskopische…


A specialized type of trophospongium has been described in large nerve cells of the cerebral ganglion of the planktonic crustacean Leptodora kindtii. It consists of three parts (Fig. 6). The first is, as a rule, long; it is composed of an infolding of the plasma membrane of the neuron, an intercellular space and a slender process of a glial cell. The second… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00340034

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