Size of lamellar bodies in fish and amphibian

Range 0.2-0.3 µm
Organism vertebrates
Reference Alibardi L. Adaptation to the land: The skin of reptiles in comparison to that of amphibians and endotherm amniotes. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15 298(1):12-41. DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.24 p.18 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID12949767
Comments P.18 right column bottom paragraph: "Fish and amphibian 0.2–0.3 µm granules are thought to contain mucus due to their ultrastructure and PAS (Periodic acid–Schiff) positivity, and they show phosphorous and sometimes sulfur under X-ray microanalysis (Alibardi and Kaplin, unpublished)."
Entered by Uri M
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