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Título : Ultrastructural aspects of lingual papillae in squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Autor: Branco, Erika
Guimarães, Juliana Plácido
Miglino, Maria Angelica
Lacreta Júnior, Antǒnio Carlos Cunha
Ishizaki, Mirian Naomi
Gomes, Bruno Duarte
Muniz, José Augusto Pereira Carneiro
Imbeloni, Aline
Fioretto, Emerson Ticona
Lima, Ana Rita De
Palavras-chave: Scanning electron microscop
Saimiri sciureus
Squirrel Monkey
Lingual Papillae
Publicador: Wiley
Data da publicação: Jun-2011
Referência: BRANCO, E. et al. Ultrastructural aspects of lingual papillae in squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus). Microscopy Research and Technique, New York, v. 74, n. 6, p. 484-487, June 2011.
Abstract: Saimiri sciureus is one of the smallest Cebidae native of Amazon region and also found at the biological reserve of northeast Atlantic forest. It is an omnivore animal, with diversified diet that directly influences the lingual mucosa, which includes certain types of papillae with different organization levels. The present study attempted to describe the morphological and ultrastructure aspects of the dorsal surface of the S. sciureus. Five tongues of de S. sciureus were analyzed from three males and two females who died from natural causes and were obtained from breeding colonies of CENP-Ananindeua-PA. Main macroscopic features were a general triangular shape with a craniocaudal elongation pointed apex. Tissue samples—apex, body, and root of tongue—were fixed in modified Karnovsky solution, following standard scanning protocol, mounted in stubs, coated by gold, and analyzed by Scanning Electron Macroscopy (SEM). Four types of papillae were described: filiform (along all tissue extension with 154 μm of diameter), fungiform (along all tissue extension with 272 μm of diameter), vallate [just three units in caudal (dorsal) portion with 830 μm of diameter] and foliate (one pair at caudolateral surface with ∼13 projections and 3000 μm in length). Data analysis indicates that the distribution and ultra structural morphology of the S. sciureus lingual papillae are some similar to other primates. Microsc. Res. Tech., 2010. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Idioma: en_US
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