The ultrastructure and histochemistry of the mesenteric connective tissue of the cockroach Periplaneta americana L. (Insecta, Dictyoptera)

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The thick layer of collagenous connective tissue around the mesenteron of the cockroach Periplaneta americana has been examined by light microscopy, electron microscopy and histochemical techniques. This sheath, connected to the mesenteric epithelium by a basal lamina and traversed by longitudinal and circular musculature, tracheae and nerves, contains… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00223123

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