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Table 2. Summary of x-ray scans for Baylisascaris devosi structures that have been cut with a gallium beam (LMIS) and then scanned

From: The morphological and molecular characterization of Baylisascaris devosi Sprent, 1952 (Ascaridoidea, Nematoda), collected from Pine marten (Martes martes) in Iran

Chemical elements Baylisascaris devosi
Male spike Male papillae Mouth denticles Egg
Sodium (Na) 0.15 1.37 0.24 0.12
Magnesium (Mg) 0.20 0.49 1.08 0.42
Phosphorus (P) 2.59 1.92 6.79 2.19
Sulfur (S) 5.07 1.39 9.20 2.52
Potasium (K) 0.39 0.00 0.43 0.38
Calcium (Ca) 6.01 2.50 18.56 1.24
  1. Wt%. Common protoplasmic elements omitted (C, N, O) as well as preparation chemicals (Pd, Au, Ga)