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JMOR_20104_sm_SuppFig1.tif6710KSupporting Information Figure 1. Scincella lateralis, same specimen as used for Figs. 7-9, illustrating TEMs of the anterior ductus deferens. A: Overview of several principal cells and portions of basal cells. B: Supranuclear cytoplasm. C: Luminal border. D: Basal border. Bm, basement membrane; Cf, collagen fibers; Gm, granular material; Ic, intercellular canaliculi; Is, intracellular space; Lu, lumen; Mi, mitochondria; Nu, nucleus; Rer, rough endoplasmic reticulum; Sg, secretory granules.
JMOR_20104_sm_SuppFig2.tif5174KSupporting Information Figure 2. Testis and proximal efferent ducts of a 33.0 mm SVL Scincella lateralis collected 27 September 2011. A: LM of a paraffin section of the testis stained with hematoxylin and eosin. B: LM of a plastic section showing overview of anterior portion of the ductuli efferentes and ductus epididymis stained with toluidine blue. C: TEM of the rete testis. D: TEM of the ductuli efferentes. Ci, cilia; De, ductuli efferentes; Ep, ductus epididymis; Fb, fibroblast nucleus; Ic, intercellular canaliculi; Is, Intracellular space; Lu, lumen; Op, opening of the intercellular canaliculi; Nu, nucleus; Sg, spermatogonia; Tj, tight junction.
JMOR_20104_sm_SuppFig3.tif6614KSupporting Information Figure 3. Scincella lateralis, same specimen as used for Fig. 11 showing TEMs of the ductus epididymis. A: Overview of principal and basal cells. B: Several adjacent principal cells. C: Luminal border. D: Basal border. Ab, apocrine bleb; Cf, collagen fibers; Fm, flocculent material; Ic, intercellular canaliculi; IL, intracellular lamellae; Is, intracellular space; Lu, lumen; Nu, nucleus; Op, opening of the intercellular canaliculi; Sg, secretory granules; Tj, tight junction.
JMOR_20104_sm_SuppFig4.tif6202KSupporting Information Figure 4. Testis and proximal efferent ducts of a 40.5 mm SVL Scincella lateralis collected 27 October 2006. A: LM of a paraffin section of the testis stained with hematoxylin and eosin. B: LM of a plastic section showing overview of anterior portion of the ductus epididymis stained with toluidine blue. C: Overview of the ductuli efferentes. D: A non-cilated cell and adjacent ciliated cells. Ci, cilia; Ep, ductus epididymis; Ic, intercellular canaliculi; Is, intracellular space; Lu, lumen; Mi, mitochondria; Mv, microvilli; Nu, nucleus; Ps, primary spermatocytes; Rer, rough endoplasmic reticulum; St, spermatids; Tj, tight junction.
JMOR_20104_sm_SuppFig5.tif5943KSupporting Information Figure 5. Scincella lateralis, same specimen as used for Fig. 11 showing TEMs of the ductus epididymis. A: Overview of several principal cells. B: Basal border. C: Apical border. D. Apical secretory granules and vesicles. Db, dense body; Ic, intercellular canaliculi; IL, intercellular lamellae; Is, intracellular space; Lu, lumen; No, nucleolus; Nu, nuclei; Op, opening of the intercellular canaliculi; Rer, rough endoplasmic reticulum; Sg, secretory granules; Tp, tunica propria; Tj, tight junction; Ve, vesicles.
JMOR_20104_sm_SuppTab1.doc147KSupporting Information Table 1. Ultrastructural characters reported for the proximal testicular ducts of various squamates1

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