The regeneration of the tail fin actinotrichia of carp (Cyprinus carpio, Linnaeus, 1758) under the action of naproxen.


A conglomerate of small, rigid, fusiform spicules known as actinotrichia sustains the edge of tail fins of teleost. After amputation, these structures show an extremely fast regenerative capacity. In this study we observed the effect of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, naproxen, used in the treatment of degenerative articular diseases, during the… (More)


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