R C Rajalakshmi Bhanu
Articles written in Proceedings – Animal Sciences
Volume 91 Issue 5 September 1982 pp 407-415
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.