Embryonic development of an insect myocardium
Evidence from light and electron microscopic studies indicates that differentiation of myocardial cells in moth embryos begins at 6 days post-oviposition and is completed on eclosion. Fibrillogenesis, and development of cytoplasmic organelles and membranes are described. The heart is fully differentiated and functional at eclosion.
KeywordsEmbryonic Development Microscopic Study Electron Microscopic Study Myocardial Cell Cytoplasmic Organelle
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