PhaFIG 12 Structure of the pharyngeal valve

PhaFIG 12: Structure of the pharyngeal valve.

Shown is stacking of the six vpi cells from the anterior end (top left) toward the posterior. Three-dimensional rendition of the cells based on tracings from serial TEMs (Image source: B. Henick and A Hartley, based on MRC series.) Each cell is given a unique color. Colors do not follow the WormAtlas color code.

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