• DISTRIBUTION OF PIGMENT CELLS IN THE HEART OF THE RABBITFISH, CHIMAERA MONSTROSA (CONDRICHTHYES: HOLOCEPHALI) 

      Sans-Coma, Valentín; Linares, Andrea; Rodríguez, Cristina; Torres-Prioris, Agustina; Fernández, Borja; [et al.] (2013-07-25)
      The study of extracutaneous cells producing and storing melanin is of interest because it may provide valuable information about the presence of neural crest elements in internal organs and tissues. Here we report, for ...
    • PIGMENTATION OF THE HEART IN THE BICHIR, POLYPTERUS SENEGALUS 

      Durán, Ana C.; Reyes-Moya, Ismael; Torres-Prioris, Agustina; Machuca, Angela; Fernández, Borja; [et al.] (2013-07-26)
      The presence of melanin-containing cells in the heart has been documented in tetrapods, but not in fish. It has been even suggested that dark pigmented cells are exclusively associated with hearts having two atria and ...