Ultrastructure of Merkel-like cells labeled with carbocyanine dye in the non-taste lingual epithelium of the axolotl

Takatoshi Nagai, Hiromichi Koyama

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Fluorescent carbocyanine dye (diI), applied to the glossopharyngeal (IX) nerve of the axolotl, transneuronally labeled solitary cells in the non-taste lingual epithelium. With diaminobenzidine (DAB), the diI was photoconverted to a dark, electron-dense product. The labeled cell had a large nucleus with invaginations, dense-cored vesicles in the cytoplasm, and finger-like processes. These are reminiscent of morphological features of cutaneous Merkel cells, suggesting that solitary cells innervated by the IX nerve are associated with mechanosensory function of the IX nerve system.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)1-4
ページ数4
ジャーナルNeuroscience Letters
178
発行部数1
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 1994 8 29
外部発表Yes

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Carbocyanines
Merkel Cells
Ambystoma mexicanum
Tongue
Coloring Agents
Epithelium
Glossopharyngeal Nerve
Fluorescent Dyes
Cytoplasm
Electrons
Skin

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Ultrastructure of Merkel-like cells labeled with carbocyanine dye in the non-taste lingual epithelium of the axolotl. / Nagai, Takatoshi; Koyama, Hiromichi.

:: Neuroscience Letters, 巻 178, 番号 1, 29.08.1994, p. 1-4.

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