Immunohistochemical Study of Leucine-Enkephalin and Delta Opioid Receptor in Mantles and Feet of the Octopus Octopus ocellatus Gray

  title={Immunohistochemical Study of Leucine-Enkephalin and Delta Opioid Receptor in Mantles and Feet of the Octopus Octopus ocellatus Gray},
  author={Ailong Sha and Hushan Sun and Yiyan Wang},
  journal={International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics},
The study was supposed to determine whether leucine-enkephalin (leu-Enk) or delta opioid receptor was presented in mantles and feet of the Octopus Octopus ocellatus. The results showed that they were found in the mantles, wrists, interbrachial membrane, and funnels of the Octopus Octopus ocellatus. The immunoreactivities of leu-Enk and delta opioid receptor were observed in the epithelial cells of dorsal mantle, wrist and interbrachial membrane. Strong one was presented in both the connective… 
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