antennal gland


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antennal gland

an excretory organ that occurs at the base of the antennae in some crustaceans.
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Antennal gland: showed alterations such as atrophy of antennal gland tubule, pyknotic nuclei, haemocytic infiltration and hemolymph were observed (FIG.
aeruginosa on mortality and lesion development in antennal gland, gills, hepatopancreas, lymphoid organ, muscle and dorsal cecum were observed in L.
The function of the antennal gland in penaeid shrimp has been associated with the differences in the osmolarity and sodium and chloride concentration between hemolymph and urine [45].
Forty percent (eight out of 20) of the crabs examined using histology, regardless of their Hematodinium status, had a mikrocytid infection of the antennal gland, gills, and hemolymph, 15% had systemic bacterial infections and 15% had systemic fungal infections caused by Ophiocordyceps.
The cases of infection caused by a mikrocytid parasite seen in both Hematodinium-infected and noninfected crabs were characterized by the presence of free plasmodia in the lumen of the antennal gland and large numbers of uninucleate forms within the antennal gland cells (Fig.
To determine if a similar approach can be used in Homarus americanus, activities of aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT), glutamate dehydrogenase (GD), sorbitol dehydrogenase (SDH), amylase (AMY) and lipase (LIP) were measured in tissue homogenates of heart, hepatopancreas, abdominal muscle, proximal intestine, antennal gland, hemocyte lysate supernatant and hemolymph plasma and serum.
The activity of aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT), sorbitol dehydrogenase (SDH), glutamate dehydrogenase (GD), amylase (AMY) and lipase (LIP) was determined in homogenates of hepatopancreas, heart, abdominal muscle, proximal intestine, antennal gland, hemocyte lysate supernatant (HLS) and hemolymph plasma and serum.
Primers to conserved SSU rRNA sequences of parasome-containing amoebae and their nonparasome-containing relatives were used to amplify overlapping SSU rRNA fragments of the presumptive parasite from gill, antenna, antennal gland and ventral nerve cord of infected lobsters.
Tissues including antenna, antennal gland, appendages, carapace, compound eye, gill, gonad, heart, hepatopancreas, intestine, mandibular apparatus and tail muscle were collected for histopathologic examination, while antenna, antennal gland, gill and ventral nerve cord were subsampled for molecular biologic analysis.
are release structures of male antennal glands involved in courtship behaviour (Hymenoptera:Ichneumonidae).
Functional anatomy of male antennal glands in three species of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidae).
Researchers have long known that female beewolfwasps secrete goo from their antennal glands.