publication . Article . 2002

Estudios histológico e histoquímico del sistema digestivo de la almeja catarina Argopecten ventricosus (Sowerby, 1842)

Cáceres, C.; Alarcón, F. J.;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Dec 2002
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Histological and histochemical studies on the digestive system of Argopecten ventricosus (Sowerby, 1842) was carried out. Lips show a ciliated columnar epithelium with glycoproteins and acid and alkaline phosphatases, and α-D glucosidase activity. Esophagus and lips epitheliums are similar. Acid and alkaline phosphatases, α-D glucosidase and leucil aminopeptidase activities were detected. The epithelium of the stomach is ciliated and contains glands which secrete glycoproteins. Acid and alkaline phosphatases, α-D glucosidase, leucil aminopeptidase and amylase activities were found. The digestive gland is tubular, and several activities were detected in the tubul...
Subjects
free text keywords: Almeja catarina, Argopecten ventricosus, enzimas digestivas, sistema digestivo
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