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Correlation of ultrastructure and chemical composition of crustacean chromatophore pigment

Author:
  • Rolf Elofsson
  • Eric Hallberg
Publishing year: 1973
Language: English
Pages: 421-429
Publication/Series: Journal of Ultrastructure Research
Volume: 44
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Elsevier

Abstract english

Chromatophores, with chemically identified pigment, from the body and eyes of crustaceans were investigated ultrastructurally. Red carotenoid-, black ommochrome-, and white pteridine-containing chromatophores were found to have pigment granules of different morphological appearance.

Keywords

  • Zoology

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Published
  • ISSN: 0022-5320
Eric Hallberg
E-mail: eric [dot] hallberg [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

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Functional zoology

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