Granular Haemocytes of Ciona intestinalis (Tunicata, Ascidiacea)

Authors: AYLA ÖBER

Abstract: The granular blood cells of Tunicates are distinguished in six different types according to the granular density, amount, localization and other cytoplasmic characteristics. They're compared with those of invertebrates and Amphioxus which is the closest group to the Tunicates.

Keywords: Granular hemocyte, Ciona intestinalis (Tunicata)

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