Chloride transport in mitochondrion-rich cells of euryhaline tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) larvae.

  title={Chloride transport in mitochondrion-rich cells of euryhaline tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) larvae.},
  author={Jiun-Lin Horng and Pung-Pung Hwang and Tin-Han Shih and Zhi-Hong Wen and Chan-Shing Lin and Li-Yih Lin},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Cell physiology},
  volume={297 4},
A noninvasive scanning ion-selective electrode technique (SIET) was applied to measure Cl- transport at individual mitochondrion-rich cells (MRCs) in the skin of euryhaline tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) larvae. In seawater (SW)-acclimated larvae, outward Cl- gradients (20-80 mM higher than the background) were measured at the surface, indicating a secretion of Cl- from the skin. By serial probing over the surface of MRCs and adjacent keratinocytes (KCs), a significant outward flux of Cl… 

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