ULTRASTRUCTURE OF LEUKOCYTES FROM THE PERIPHERAL BLOOD OF DUTTAPHRYNUS HIMALAYANUS (GÜNTHER)

Article Id: ARCC802 | Page : 174 - 179
Citation :- ULTRASTRUCTURE OF LEUKOCYTES FROM THE PERIPHERAL BLOOD OF DUTTAPHRYNUS HIMALAYANUS (GÜNTHER).Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2011.(45):174 - 179
Sanjib Kr. Das* and Koutilya Bhattacharjee sanjibkrd@gmail.com
Address : Immunology and Cell Biology Laboratory, Post Graduate Department of Zoology Maulana Azad College, Kolkata 700 013, India

Abstract

Duttaphrynus himalayanus is an atypical amphibian species, adapted to high altitude and cold climatic conditions of Eastern Himalaya. The peripheral blood leucocytes from D. himalayanus were studied by transmission electron microscopy. The ultra structure and sub cellular organizational architecture of the leukocytes appears to be very similar to mammalian leukocyte and accordingly have been characterized into five different types.

Keywords

Ultrastructure Duttaphrynus himalayanus Transmission electron microscopy WBC Lymphocytes.

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