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Ultrastructural observations of vitellogenesis in the spider crab, Libinia emarginata L.
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PMID:  5812467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ovaries from the spider crab, Libinia emarginata L. were studied to learn more of vitellogenesis in crustaceans. Oogonia and previtellogenic oocytes were found in the core of the ovaries. Vitellogenic oocytes are located more peripherally. Profiles of the endoplasmic reticulum are abundant in the vitellogenic oocytes. The granular and agranular reticulum as well as the Golgi complex are active in yolk synthesis. As vitellogenesis proceeds, yolk precursors are incorporated into the egg by micropinocytosis at the egg surface. Thus, in Libinia, yolk materials appear to be derived from both intra- and extraoocytic sources.
G W Hinsch; M V Cone
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Type:  Journal Article    
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Title:  The Journal of cell biology     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0021-9525     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Cell Biol.     Publication Date:  1969 Feb 
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Created Date:  1969-02-16     Completed Date:  1969-02-16     Revised Date:  2010-06-22    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0375356     Medline TA:  J Cell Biol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  336-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Crustacea / growth & development*
Egg Yolk*
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Golgi Apparatus
Microscopy, Electron
Ovary / cytology
Ovum / growth & development*

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Journal ID (nlm-ta): J Cell Biol
ISSN: 0021-9525
ISSN: 1540-8140
Publisher: The Rockefeller University Press
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Copyright © 1969 by The Rockefeller University Press.
Received Day: 15 Month: 7 Year: 1968
Revision Received Day: 15 Month: 10 Year: 1968
Print publication date: Day: 1 Month: 2 Year: 1969
Volume: 40 Issue: 2
First Page: 336 Last Page: 342
ID: 2107627
PubMed Id: 5812467

Gertrude W. Hinsch
M. Virginia Cone
From the Institute of Molecular Evolution, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33134.
Miss Cone's present address is the Biology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830

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