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University of California - Davis

Stinging Cells

Caption: On the left is a hydra stained in blue where the light-sensitive opsin gene is expressed. On the right, two tentacle bulbs showing the arrangement of neurons and stinging cells (red), muscle fibers (green) and cell nuclei (blue).

Credit: David Plachetzki, UC Davis

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