Ultrastructure of the ampullary electroreceptors in lungfish and brachiopterygii

@article{Roth2004UltrastructureOT,
  title={Ultrastructure of the ampullary electroreceptors in lungfish and brachiopterygii},
  author={Anton Roth and Herta Tscharntke},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={173},
  pages={95-108}
}
SummaryElectron microscopy shows that the electroreceptors of Protopterus dolloi (Dipnoi) and Calamoichthys calabaricus (Brachiopterygii) are very similar to the known ampullary electroreceptors of other primitive fish groups. With Protopterus, however, there is one difference: at the apical surface of the receptor cells, instead of a kinocilium, a club-shaped protrusion is found. The club-shaped protrusion has no fixed number nor a fixed arrangement of microtubules (Fig. 4).The presynaptic… 

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