Ontogeny of the solitary chemosensory cells in the zebrafish, Danio rerio.

Abstract

Secondary epidermal solitary chemosensory cells (SCCs) are widespread among the primary aquatic vertebrates. They resemble taste bud sensory cells in fine structure and may be innervated from facial or spinal nerves. According to previous studies, SCCs may constitute a water sampling system in the contexts of predator avoidance, habitat recognition and, in… (More)

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