The Relationship between the Fine Structure and Direction of Beat in Gill Cilia of a Lamellibranch Mollusc

  • Ian R. Gibbons
  • Published 1961 in
    The Journal of biophysical and biochemical…


This paper describes the fine structure and its relationship to the direction of beat in four types of cilia on the gill of the fresh-water mussel Anodonta cataracta. The cilia contain nine outer, nine secondary, and two central fibers, such as have been described previously in other material. Each outer fiber is a doublet with one subfiber bearing arms… (More)


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