EggFIG 12: The vulval muscles.
A. DIC/epifluorescent image of an adult egl-15::GFP transgenic animal showing reporter expression in the eight vulval muscles, ventral view. Magnification, 1000x. (Strain source: C. Branda and M. Stern.)
B. TEM, transverse section, of a late-L4 larva from the region indicated by the line in A. The image shows the ends of vulval muscles that interdigitate between the vulval toroids. (VNCL, VNCR) Ventral nerve cord, left and right fascicle, respectively; (BWM) body wall muscle. (Image source: L4 Vul [MRC] 4866-19.)
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