Formation of pterinosomes and carotenoid granules in xanthophores of the teleost Oryzias latipes as revealed by the rapid-freezing and freeze-substitution method

@article{Obika2004FormationOP,
  title={Formation of pterinosomes and carotenoid granules in xanthophores of the teleost Oryzias latipes as revealed by the rapid-freezing and freeze-substitution method},
  author={M. Obika},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={271},
  pages={81-86}
}
  • M. Obika
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Cell and Tissue Research
  • SummaryThe rapid-freezing and freeze-substitution method was applied for the ultrastructural study of the dermal chromatophores of a teleost, Oryzias latipes. The method was found to be suitable for preserving fragile membranous structures within melanophores and xanthophores. In addition, relatively high electron density in overall profile indicates that the procedure is effective in reducing the extraction of cytoplasmic ground substances that inevitably occurs during the process of… CONTINUE READING
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