Studies on the carotid body in the frog Rana tigrina Daud
Gouder, B.Y.; Desai, R.N.
Die Naturwissenschaften 53(20): 535-536
ISSN/ISBN: 0028-1042 PMID: 5990651 Accession: 023693210
Histological preparations show that the frog carotid body shows similarities with the adrenal medullary cells or chromaffin cells. It is proposed that the frog carotid body is humoral in nature and consists of chromaffin cells and does not have the sensory function of the mammalian carotid body.