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Histological Structure and Mast Cell Distribution of Hedgehog's Small Intestine

Histological Structure and Mast Cell Distribution of Hedgehog's Small Intestine

Youbao Zhong1, Xianlai Zhang1, Xiaofen Hu1 and Yong Li1, 2,*

1College of Animal Science and Technology, Jiangxi Agricultural University, No. 1101 Zhimin Avenue, Economic and Technological Development District, Nanchang 330045, Jiangxi, P.R. China
2Jiangxi Provincial Key Laboratory for Animal Health, College of Animal Science and Technology, Jiangxi Agricultural University, No. 1101 Zhimin Avenue, Economic and Technological Development District, Nanchang 330045, Jiangxi, P.R. China

*      Corresponding author: liyong2912@163.com

 

Fig. 1.

Microstructure and mast cells in the hedgehog’s duodenum (A, magnification of 100X; B to I, magnification of 400X). A to C, HE staining; D to I, toluidine blue staining. Black arrows indicating MCs. M, mucosa; LMM, lamina muscularis mucosa; LP, lamina propria; GC, goblet cell; A, adventitia; ICML, inner circular muscle layer; OLML, outer longitudinal muscle layer; S, submucosa; D, duct; V, villi; IG, intestinal glands.

Fig. 2.

Microstructure and mast cells in the hedgehog’s jejunum (A, magnification of 100X; B to I, magnification of 400X). A to C, HE staining; D to I, toluidine blue staining. Black arrows indicating MCs. M, mucosa; EM, epithelium mucosa; LMM, lamina muscularis mucosa; LP, lamina propria; GC, goblet cell; A, adventitia; ICML, inner circular muscle layer; OLML, outer longitudinal muscle layer; S, submucosa; V, villi; IG, intestinal glands.

Fig. 3.

Microstructure and mast cells in the hedgehog’s ileum (A and B, magnification of 100X; C to I, magnification of 400X). A to D, HE staining; E to I, toluidine blue staining. Black arrows indicating MCs. M, mucosa; LMM, lamina muscularis mucosa; LP, lamina propria; GC, goblet cell; A, adventitia; ICML, inner circular muscle layer; OLML, outer longitudinal muscle layer; IG, intestinal glands; LN, lymphoid nodule.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 50, Iss. 5, Pages 1601-1998

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