The Metamorphosis of the Endostyle (thyroid Gland) of Ammocoetes Branchialis (larval Land-locked Petromyzon Marinus (jordan) or Petromyzon Dorsatus (wilder))

@article{Marine2003TheMO,
  title={The Metamorphosis of the Endostyle (thyroid Gland) of Ammocoetes Branchialis (larval Land-locked Petromyzon Marinus (jordan) or Petromyzon Dorsatus (wilder))},
  author={David Marine},
  journal={The Journal of Experimental Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={379 - 395}
}
  • David Marine
  • Published 2003 in The Journal of experimental medicine
The first specimen of Ammocoetes branchialis that showed histologically any atrophic changes in the endostyle was taken on July 16. These changes proceeded relatively rapidly for about a month, after which the endostyle as such was no longer recognized. All specimens examined after August 15 showed in cross section the characteristic ductless follicles more or less completely formed. More gradual and minor changes in the way of further absorption of cell remnants and completion of the follicles… CONTINUE READING