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Expression and Localization of VIP in Different Segments of Pigeon Intestine

Expression and Localization of VIP in Different Segments of Pigeon Intestine

Fei Wang1, Xianlai Zhang1, Youbao Zhong2, Xiaoen Tang3, Xiaofen Hu1
ShanShan Yang1, Shengwei Zhong1, Zuohong Zhou1, Jin Liu1, Xu Yuan1 
and Yong Li1*

1College of Animal Science and Technology, Jiangxi Agricultural University, No. 1101 Zhimin Avenue, Economic and Technological Development District, Nanchang 330045, Jiangxi, P. R. China
2Technology Center of Experimental Animal, Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, No. 1688 Meiling Avenue, Wanli District, Nanchang 330004, Jiangxi, P. R. China
3Fuzhou Husbandry Breeding Farm, Linchuan 344000, Jiangxi, P. R. China

*      Corresponding author: liyong2912@163.com

Fig. 1.

The histological structure of pigeon intestine (HE staining: 200×). A, duodenum; B, jejunum; C, ileum; D, rectum. Note: a, mucosal epithelium; b, mucous muscle layer; c, muscular layer; d, serosa; e, gland; f, nerve fiber; g, lamina propria; h, lymph nodule; i, goblet cells; j, striatum; k, columnar cells; l, central chyle tube; m, Isolated lymph nodule; n, lymphocyte.

Fig. 2.

The fluff structure of pigeon intestine (HE staining: 400×). A, duodenum-fluff; B, jejunum-fluff; C, ileum-fluff; D, rectum-fluff. Note: a, mucosal epithelium; b, mucous muscle layer; c, muscular layer; d, serosa; e, gland; f, nerve fiber; g, lamina propria; h, lymph nodule; i, goblet cells; j, striatum; k, columnar cells; l, central chyle tube; m, isolated lymph nodule; n, lymphocyte.

Fig. 3.

Immunohistochemical examination of VIP in various segments of pigeon’s intestine (Immunohistochemical staining: 400×). A, duodenum; B, jejunum; C, ileum; D, Rectum; E, Duodenum-villi; F, Jejunum-fluff; G, Ileum-fluff; H, rectum-fluff. Black arrows pointing VIP positive cells.

Fig. 4.

Expression of VIP in various segments of pigeon’s intestine.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 52, Iss. 6, Pages 2027-2426

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