Skip to Main Content
Table 1.

Cellular parameters measured under scanning and transmission electron microscopy

Salinity (g l-1)
Number per selected area35455565758595
Apical pits (1) 8.4±1.9 9.2±2.7 8.8±2.1 17.0±3.4* 16.9±4.6* 13.6±2.4* 13.1±3.5* 
Mature chloride cells (2) 36.7±4.1 35.1±4.0 36.2±3.3 37.2±3.5 20.5±4.5* 14.3±2.6* 11.0±2.9* 
Accessory chloride cells (2) 50.3±4.4 50.2±5.0 53.8±5.6 89.9±5.9* 107.4±8.6* 127.3±6.9* 136.8±5.2* 
Immature chloride cells (2) 11.8±3.1 11.5±2.2 12.4±2.5 13.8±5.2 22.5±4.6* 27.5±2.5* 33.8±3.6* 
Apoptotic chloride cells (2) 6.7±1.2 7.3±1.4 7.4±1.5 17.6±3.8* 29.8±4.0* 49.2±6.5* 52.5±3.0* 
Salinity (g l-1)
Number per selected area35455565758595
Apical pits (1) 8.4±1.9 9.2±2.7 8.8±2.1 17.0±3.4* 16.9±4.6* 13.6±2.4* 13.1±3.5* 
Mature chloride cells (2) 36.7±4.1 35.1±4.0 36.2±3.3 37.2±3.5 20.5±4.5* 14.3±2.6* 11.0±2.9* 
Accessory chloride cells (2) 50.3±4.4 50.2±5.0 53.8±5.6 89.9±5.9* 107.4±8.6* 127.3±6.9* 136.8±5.2* 
Immature chloride cells (2) 11.8±3.1 11.5±2.2 12.4±2.5 13.8±5.2 22.5±4.6* 27.5±2.5* 33.8±3.6* 
Apoptotic chloride cells (2) 6.7±1.2 7.3±1.4 7.4±1.5 17.6±3.8* 29.8±4.0* 49.2±6.5* 52.5±3.0* 

(1) Number of apical pits on the rectangle area of filamental epithelium surface (2400 μm2).

(2) Number of different subtypes of chloride cells in 20 interlamellar regions.

Values are means ± s.e.m.*P<0.001.

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal