Zoology Publications from Victoria University of Wellington—Nos. 58 to 61
Fig. 1: Longitudinal section of muscle cell. MBAII stain, retouched phase contrast photomicrograph × 2,000.
C, cell body; F, contractile fibre; N, nucleus; P, parenchyma.
Figs. 2 & 3: Dissociated muscle cells. Phase contrast phtomicrographs. Fig. 2 × 1,200, Fig 3 × 1,700.
C, cell body plus nucleus; F, contractile fibre; arrows, fine processes.
Fig. 4: Dissociated pigment cells. Fig. 4A photographed by bright field microscopy; Fig. 4B photographed by Nomarski interference mciroscopy. Both × 1,200.
P, pigment cell; PC, pigment granule clusters.
Fig. 5: Incomplete cell dissociation showing occurrence of pigment granules and clusters of granules (black, some arrowed), between muscle cells. Nomarski interference photomicrograph × 1,200. M, muscle cells.