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Fig. 28. Ultrastructure of the epithelial cell sheet. A - central part of the epithelial cell sheet. B - cell-to-cell junction observed in the epithelial cell sheet. C - cell-to-cell junction of the squamous epithelial cells. e - the epithelial cell sheet; h - hemocyte layer; m - microvilli; s - septate junction; d - desmosome. Scale bars - 1 μm (A) and 0.5 μm (B, C), respectively. B and C are reprinted with kind permission from Springer Science + Business Media: In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol., Monolayer formation and DNA synthesis of the outer epithelial cells from pearl oyster mantle in coculture with amebocytes, 34, 1998, 486–491, Awaji and Suzuki, Fig. 3B, D.

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