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Histochemistry of blood and bone marrow cells in pangolins.

Authors
  • A E Caxton-Martins
Publication Date
Apr 01, 1977
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Chemistry
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Abstract

Blood and bone marrow cells of pangolins have been examined histochemically. Sudanophilia, PAS positivity and acid phosphatase and alkaline phosphatase reactivity were confined to cells of the granulocytic and monocytic series, while peroxidase reactivity was confined to cells of the erythroid series. In this latter respect the pangolin is unique among mammals so far studied.

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