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an independent team of operatives who work together in a CELLULAR MANUFACTURING production environment.
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Histology and ultrastructure analyses showed that saponins had a negative effect on the secondary lamellae of fish gills, where they caused the detachment of the epithelia, edema and pore formation at the level of the epithelial cells and pillar cells leading to their destruction.
The present results show that the structure of secondary lamellae in carapids is similar to that of other fishes: they are of similar length and thickness, possess a similar number of blood vessels, and are made of similar cells (epithelial cells, pillar cells, and red blood cells).
In the secondary lamella, there were hypertrophy of the secretory cells, epithelial lifting, alteration of the structure, pyknotic nucleus of the pillar cells, secretion of mucus in interlamellar space, infiltration of cells of the immune system, fusion and occurrence of aneurysms of various sizes in some secondary lamellae (Figure 2).
These contaminants cause deleterious changes in cellular structures, including the epithelium and pillar cells (Laurent and Perry 1991; Randall et al.
Such salt-transporting gills exhibit a typical microanatomy: the highly flattened, cuticle-bounded gill lamellae essentially consist of a continuous layer of epithelial cells enclosing a narrow hemolymph space; linked pairs of sustaining pillar cells extend across this space between the opposing epithelial sheets, their apical flanges often forming part of the epithelium (Mantel and Farmer, 1983; Taylor and Taylor, 1986; Maina, 1990).