The effect of colchicine on migration of pigment granules in the melanophores of Fundulus heteroclitus.

@article{Wikswo1969TheEO,
  title={The effect of colchicine on migration of pigment granules in the melanophores of Fundulus heteroclitus.},
  author={Muriel A. Wikswo and Ronald R. Novales},
  journal={The Biological bulletin},
  year={1969},
  volume={137 1},
  pages={
          228-37
        }
}
  • Muriel A. Wikswo, Ronald R. Novales
  • Published 1969
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biological bulletin
  • 1. The effects of colchicine were studied on pigment migration in melanophores of the killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus.2. Pretreatment of the melanophores in colchicine resulted in a decrease in the rate of melanin aggregation in response to epinephrine. The rate of response depended upon the length of pretreatment and the concentration of colchicine.3. Colchicine produced dispersion of pigment in punctate epinephrine-treated melanophores which was greater than that produced by Ringer alone.4… CONTINUE READING

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