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Date:Tue, 31 Aug 1999 13:53:33 -0500
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Nematodes have a chitinous cuticle. Very similiar to that of insects.


>It's been sooo long since I had Invert Zool but I seem to remember that
>nematodes have cuticles.  Perhaps you could do a quick check in the
>library (look in Barns (sp?) or Meglitch) and make sure.  If my memory
>serves, the antibody may not penetrate the tissues you want to look at.
>There must be a gagillion papers on immunohistochem with C. elegans for
>removing/permeablizing cuticle.  Come what may, let me know how you go,
>would you?
>John Carroll Dennis
>Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology
>109 Greene Hall
>Auburn University, AL  36849

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