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From: Molecular and cytological analyses reveal distinct transformations of intestinal epithelial cells during Xenopus metamorphosis

Fig. 2

MGPY and EdU co-stain the clusters (islets) of proliferating adult intestinal epithelial cells at the climax of natural metamorphosis. Tadpoles at premetamorphic stage 54 (A), climax (B stage 62), and end of metamorphosis (C stage 66) were injected with EdU 1 h before being sacrificed. Cross-sections of the intestine from the resulting tadpoles were double-stained for EdU and with MGPY. Higher magnifications of boxed areas in (AC) are shown in (a′–c′) and (a″–c″). The dotted lines depict the epithelium-mesenchyme boundary (see Fig. 1). Arrowhead indicates the clusters of proliferating cells or islets (b′)

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