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  • The ciliated epithelium of mussels
  • The ciliated epithelium of mussels
The ciliated epithelium of mussels The ciliated epithelium of mussels

The ciliated epithelium of mussels

Item no.: P1444101

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Principle

In numerous animals, the surface of mucous membranes is ciliated similar to the bronchial mucosa in humans. Mussels not only breathe with their gills but they are also able to feed themselves by using them. The cilia growing on the surface of their gills produce a water current. Ingestible particles from the water are taken up by the mucus and led to the mouth. Mussels consequently attain great significance as water filtrators.

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  • Experiment is part of a complete solution set with a total of 50 experiments for all microscopy applications
  • With student worksheet, appropriate for all class levels
  • With detailed instructor information, incl. sample microscopy image
  • Optimized for tight schedules, i.e. minimum preparation time required
  • Microscopy solution set specifically designed to include all required accessories
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