Identification of Calcitic and Aragonitic Otoconia by Selective Staining Methods

Toshishige Kido
1996 Acta Histochemica et Cytochemica  
This report concerns whether the otoconia of the utricle and saccule removed from the inner ear of amphibia, especially of the frog Rana nigromaculata, are composed of calcite or aragonite. These compounds were iden-
doi:10.1267/ahc.29.121 fatcat:zgr6c7l46ffaxhlqzmxhvooike