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The rhabdom of the lobster eye

Rutherford, D. J.; Horridge, George Adrian

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Summary The spindle-shaped rhabdom of the lobster is a compact mass, 125µlong, by 25 µ by 25µ, at the widest point, composed of microvilli which extend from the 7 surrounding retinula cells. The characteristic feature is that the microvillar tubules are arranged in flat saddle-shaped plates, each about 2 µ. thick, which lie superimposed successively upon each other in a vertical stack along the optical axis, with the tubules of each plate at right angles to the tubules of the adjacent plates....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1965
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/170687
Source: Journal of Cell Science
Access Rights: Open access via publisher website

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