1-Title: Camel endometrium: Light-microscopic and ultrastructural features related to pregnancy
Authors: SY Al-Ramadan
Source: Ruminant Science (2014)-3(2):129-140
How to cite this manuscript: Al-Ramadan SY (2014). Camel endometrium: Light-microscopic and ultrastructural features related to pregnancy. Ruminant Science 3(2):129-140.
The aim of the current study to provide the histology and ultra structural details of endometrium of gravid left uterine horn and further compare them with the right non-gravid and left non-gravid uterine horns in camel. The epithelium of the left gravid horn is varied between simple columnar to simple cuboidal, polygonal, or flat. A very thin layer of PAS positive material was detected in the feto-meternal interface and in the glandular lumen which was absent from right horn of pregnant uterus and left horns of non-pregnant. We also report the fusion of multinucleated giant cell (GC) with the uterine epithelium UE. We also observed some changes in the endometrial stroma at both light and electron microscopic levels.
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