The Liver of Myxine glutinosa: A true tubular gland

@article{Mugnaini1967TheLO,
  title={The Liver of Myxine glutinosa: A true tubular gland},
  author={Enrico Mugnaini and Svein B. Harboe},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Zellforschung und Mikroskopische Anatomie},
  year={1967},
  volume={78},
  pages={341-369}
}
The authors have reexamined the liver of Myxine with the light and electron microscopes. The observations demonstrate that the liver in this animal is really a tubular gland, in accordance with the conclusions of older anatomists, but in contrast to more recent statements. The existence of a tubular pattern in the liver of the lowest living vertebrate is important for the elaboration of a valid general model of liver structure, which necessarily has to be based on comparative anatomy. The… CONTINUE READING

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