Reticuloendothelial system of defense in Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)

Nair, Manoj R and George, K C and Sanil, N K and Sobhana, K S (2003) Reticuloendothelial system of defense in Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 50 (2). pp. 139-148.

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    Abstract

    The reticuloendothelial system (RES) was studied in vivo in Oreochromis mossambicus by injecting colloidal carbon particles. Histological and cytological examination of the organs from 2 hours to day 10 after injection revealed that the major organs of particle localization in O. mossambicus were spleen, kidney, atrium of heart and dermis. Among these organs, spleen showed high antigen trapping ability in its ellipsoids followed by kidney. In the heart the ventricular endocardial cells were more phagocytic than the atrial endocardial cells.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Oreochromis mossambicus;reticuloendothelial system
    Subjects: Fish Biotechnology
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2010 10:55
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:05
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/84

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