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The development of the digestive tract in larval European catfish (Silurus glanis L.).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18333856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The European catfish, Silurus glanis L., has become an important aqua cultural fish in Croatia, and it is cultivated extensively in ponds in polyculture with carps. The development of the digestive tract in S. glanis was studied with the aim of improving intensive fish production. Research was carried out on S. glanis larval stadium from 1- to 19-day post-hatching (DPH). The main histological methods used were: haematoxylin and eosin staining, periodic acid Schiff staining (PAS), Alcian blue (AB) and toluidin blue staining (TB). A yolk sac was present during the first 5 days (1-5-DPH). During the initial 3-DPH period, there was no trace PAS and AB activity in the digestive tract. Differentiation of the digestive tract began at 3- to 5-DPH. The oesophagus was positive for AB at 5-DPH, PAS and TB after 7-DPH. Differentiation of enterocytes began at 5-DPG and the intestines were complete at 11-DPH. Development of liver and pancreas was also studied. The analysis of data obtained in this study suggests that after 5-DPH catfish larvae have morphologically completed digestive tracts.
Authors:
Z Kozarić; S Kuzir; Z Petrinec; E Gjurcević; M Bozić
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anatomia, histologia, embryologia     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1439-0264     ISO Abbreviation:  Anat Histol Embryol     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-12     Completed Date:  2008-05-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704218     Medline TA:  Anat Histol Embryol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  141-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia. zvonimir.kozaric@vef.hr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Catfishes / anatomy & histology*,  embryology*,  growth & development
Gastrointestinal Tract* / anatomy & histology,  embryology,  growth & development
Immunohistochemistry / methods,  veterinary
Larva / anatomy & histology*,  growth & development*
Periodic Acid-Schiff Reaction
Staining and Labeling

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