Immunohistochemical detection of serotonin in the kidney and adrenal of porcupine (Hystrixcristata)

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.9633    | Article Id: B-468 | Page : 25-29
Citation :- Immunohistochemical detection of serotonin in the kidneyand adrenal of porcupine (Hystrixcristata) .Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2017.(51):25-29

B. Gencer Tarakci1, F.M. Gur2, S. Timurkaan*1, M. Girgin3 and M.H. Yalcin1 

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Department of Histology- Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, 23119 Elazig/ Turkey.

Submitted Date : 22-02-2016
Accepted Date : 9-03-2016

Abstract

In the present study, the existence of serotonin immunoreactivity was investigated in the adrenal gland and kidney of porcupine, Hystrix cristata, using immunohistochemical techniques as a pioneer attempt. Serotonin immunoreactivity was detected in adrenal medullary cells, distal tubules and collecting duct cells in kidney. 

Keywords

Adren Immunohistochemistry Kidney Porcupine Serotonin.

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