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Fig. 7 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fig. 7

From: Evolution of the angiopoietin-like gene family in teleosts and their role in skin regeneration

Fig. 7

Morphological evaluation of sea bream intact and regenerating skin (1, 2, 3 and 4 days after wounding) stained with Masson’s trichrome. The posterior region of the scale is orientated to the right. Connective tissue is stained green and mineralized and collagen-rich tissues are stained bright red. a Intact skin before scale removal; be Regenerating skin at 1, 2, 3 and 4 days after wounding, respectively. Ep: epidermis; dm: demis; dm-l: loose dermis; dm-c: compact dermis; hyd: hypodermis; sc: scale: scp: scale pocket; msc: muscle; bsm: basement membrane; bsl: basal layer; dmp: dermal papilla; mlc: melanocytes; blv: blood vessel

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