Malpighian tubule


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Malpighian tubule

n.
Any of the tubules that extend from the posterior portion of the digestive tract of insects and certain other arthropods and that absorb waste material from the hemolymph for excretion. Also called Malpighian tube.
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More specifically, the expression level in midgut was 8- and 4- fold higher than that in Malpighian tubules and fat body, respectively.
exigua larvae, Tre2 was found highly expressed in the midgut, Malpighian tubules and fat body, but much less so in the brain, cuticle, trachea and testes (Tang et al.
MG, MT, and FB represent the midgut, Malpighian tubules, and fat body, respectively, dissected from adults.
that the gut and the Malpighian tubule are the main expressing tissues, and that BdEcR-Bl may be essential in tissue remodeling.
The passage of the midgut to the hindgut is characterized by the insertion of Malpighian tubules.
Herbivorous insects usually obtain water from leaves and much of the water present in the primary urine produced by the Malpighian tubules is reabsorbed in the ileum and rectum (Audsley & Phillips 1995; Azuma et al.
Malpighian tubules showing cells with striated border (arrowhead) on the apical surface.
After several attempts, I did not see any staining in the midgut, Malpighian tubules and fat body where Cyp6g1 is expressed.