erythrophore


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e·ryth·ro·phore

(ĕ-rith'rō-fōr),
A chromatophore containing granules of a red or brown pigment.
Synonym(s): allophore
[erythro- + G. phoros, bearing]

erythrophore

An older term for any substance, granule, cell or other element with an affinity for red, alcohol-resistant stains.
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Studies on fine structure and cytochemical properties of erythrophores in swordtail.
Accurate identification of Thunnus larvae requires an extensive knowledge of individual, growth-associated, and geographic variations in melanophore and erythrophore patterns.
Ueyanagi (1966) reported species-specific characteristics of the erythrophore distribution pattern of Thunninae larvae from the Pacific Ocean: T.
99 40 30 10 Table 9 Number of erythrophores on the body of Thunnus thynnus larvae and juveniles.
cytochalasin B, and pigment movements in ovarian and integumentary erythrophores of the prawn Palaemonetes vulgaris.
Cellular signalling of PCH-induced pigment aggregation in the crustacean Macrobrachium potittna erythrophores.
Notable exceptions are the erythrophores of goldfish and swordtail that contain slow-moving pigment granules bound together by the smooth ER (Taylor, 1992) in a structural continuum similar to that described for Palemon affinis and M.
Intracellular calcium and cAMP regulate directional pigment movements in teleost erythrophores.