:: Volume 17, Issue 3 (2018) ::
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Short communication:Morphological and structural characterization of blood cells of Anadara antiquata
A. Hameed, F. Muhammad *, A.A. Muhammad, M. Shafi, R. Sultana
Center of Excellence in Marine Biology, University of Karachi , balouch_23@yahoo.com
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The blood cockle belongs to the genus Anadara of family Arcidae. In Pakistan A. antiquata can easily be found in Phitti Creek and Sonmiani locations (Jahangir et al., 2014). It has also been reported in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Toral-Barza and Gomez, 1985; Mzighani, 2005). This is a valued species around the globe and rich in glycogen, mineral and protein.
Keywords: Blood cells, Morphology, Ultrastructure, Bivalvia
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Type of Study: Orginal research papers | Subject: Biology & physiology
Received: 2018/07/2 | Accepted: 2018/07/2 | Published: 2018/07/2


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