Rotifer nervous system visualized by FMRFamide and 5-HT immunocytochemistry and confocal laser scanning microscopy

@article{Kotikova2005RotiferNS,
  title={Rotifer nervous system visualized by FMRFamide and 5-HT immunocytochemistry and confocal laser scanning microscopy},
  author={E. A. Kotikova and O. Raikova and M. Reuter and M. Gustafsson},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={546},
  pages={239-248}
}
We present the first results of immunocytochemical (ICC) observations on serotonin (5-HT) and FMRFamide (Phe-Met-Arg-Phe-NH2) immunoreactivity patterns in the rotifer nervous system investigated using a confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM). Three species of rotifers are studied: Platyias patulus (Plationus patulus, Segers et al., 1993; Hydrobiologia 268: 1–8), Euchlanis dilatata; and Asplanchna herrickii. Independently from their systematic position, these species possess similar nerve… Expand
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