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Neuroendocrine Control Mechanisms of Gametogenesis in Bivalve Molluscs Crenomytilus grayanus (Dunker) and Patinopecten yessoensis (Jay)

  • A. A. Varaksin
Conference paper

Abstract

The neuroendocrine system of the molluscs studied is represented by secreting neurons in visceral, cerebropleural, and pedal ganglia. In these cells, Gomori-positive inclusions have been found; the morphologic appearance and tinctorial properties of these inclusions varies throughout the year. Nerve cells containing Gomori-positive material appeared to possess no constant or strict location. The number of cells varies throughout the year. Gomori-positive inclusions have also been found in neuronal branches.

Keywords

Nerve Cell Bivalve Mollusc Morphologic Appearance Neuroendocrine System Pedal Ganglion 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Varaksin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Marine Biology, Far East Science CenterAcademy of Sciences of the USSRVladivostockUSSR

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