On the ultrastructure of the ovary of the liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica L.)

@article{Bjrkman1964OnTU,
  title={On the ultrastructure of the ovary of the liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica L.)},
  author={Nils Bj{\"o}rkman and Walborg Thorsell},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Zellforschung und Mikroskopische Anatomie},
  year={1964},
  volume={63},
  pages={538-549}
}
The ovary of the liver fluke has been studied with light and electron microscopy. The organ consisted of germ cells and a layer of peripheral cells suggested to be nurse cells, and was surrounded by a capsule containing muscular tissue. The peripheral cells rested on a thick basement membrane and were irregular in outline. Their nuclei were of irregular shape, the mitochondria were dark with few cristae and the endoplasmic reticulum was tubular or vesicular and partly studded with ribosomes… CONTINUE READING