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Table 1.

Cell types in the gill epithelia at different stages in the lamprey life cycle

Cell types
Life cycle stageIMRCAMRCPCCC
Larva (FW) 
Downstream migrant (FW) 
Adult (SW) 
Upstream migrant (FW) 
Cell types
Life cycle stageIMRCAMRCPCCC
Larva (FW) 
Downstream migrant (FW) 
Adult (SW) 
Upstream migrant (FW) 

FW, freshwater; SW, seawater; AMRC, ammocoete mitochondria-rich cell; CC,chloride cell; IMRC, intercalated mitochondria-rich cell; PC, pavement cell;+, present; -, absent; d, disappear during upstream migration.

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