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    • Keywords


      Histology; histochemistry; albumen gland; capsular gland; Thais bufo

    • Abstract


      Histology and histochemistry of the albumen and capsular glands are described. Histochemical tests revealed the high proteinaceous nature of these glands. The secretion of the albumen gland is rich in carbohydrates besides protein whereas that of the capsular gland is a mucoprotein.

    • Author Affiliations


      R C Rajalakshmi Bhanu1 K Shyamasundari1 K Hanumantha Rao1

      1. Department of Zoology, Andhra University, Waltair - 530 003, India
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