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A Histological and Experimental Approach to Neurosecretion in Daphnia magna

  • M. V. Angel
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Abstract

The lower orders of Crustacea have only received attention from invertebrate endocrinologists during the last decade. Despite Bern, 1963, having emphasised the inadequacy of purely histological evidence for neurosecretory function, only in Lockhead and Resneb’s, 1958, investigations on Artemia salina has histological evidence been supported by experimental evidence. Daphnia magna appeared to be suitable for a similar approach since Stebba, 1957, had described possible neurosecretory cells from a histological study, and Schulz, 1928, and Habbis and Mason, 1956, had shown that Daphnia spp. would withstand operations.

Keywords

Migration Chrome Sodium Chloride Penicillin Paraffin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Angel
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of OceanographyWormley, Godalming SurreyEngland

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