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Four lectins -the galactose-specific BSI-B(4) (from Bandeiraea simplicifolia), the N-acetyl-galactosamine-specific DBA (from Dolichos biflorus), the L-fucose-specific UEA-I (from Ulex europaeus) and the (oligomeric N-acetylglucosamine)-specific LEA (from Lycopersicum esculentum)- were used to study the vomeronasal organ, vomeronasal nerves and accessory(More)
A number of previous studies have indicated that lectin histochemistry is an obvious choice for characterizing the vomeronasal system. However, apparently inconsistent results have been obtained: notably, the affinity with which various lectins bind to the accessory olfactory bulb varies among taxa, even considering closely related species. In the present(More)
Lectin binding patterns in the olfactory bulb of the mouse were investigated using 12 biotinylated lectins. Three, with specificities for galactose, N-acetylgalactosamine and L-fucose, stained only the nervous and glomerular layers of the accessory olfactory bulb; four, with specificities for galactose or N-acetylglucosamine, stained these layers in both(More)
The morphological development of the accessory olfactory bulb of the fetal pig was studied by classical and histo-chemical methods, and the vomeronasal organ and nasal septum were studied histochemically. Specimens were obtained from an abattoir and their ages estimated from their crown-to-rump length. The accessory olfactory bulb was structurally mature in(More)
BACKGROUND The study of the morphological, morphometric, and immunohistological characteristics of the accessory olfactory bulb (AOB) in the dog is the main goal of this work. METHODS Horizontal sections of the AOB where stained by four different methods (haematoxilin/eosin, Tolivia, Nissl, and Bielchowsky). The avidin-biotin-peroxidase complex (ABC) was(More)
The four regions of the murine nasal cavity featuring olfactory neurons were studied anatomically and by labeling with lectins and relevant antibodies with a view to establishing criteria for the identification of olfactory subsystems that are readily applicable to other mammals. In the main olfactory epithelium and the septal organ the olfactory sensory(More)
The morphological development of the vomeronasal organ (VNO) and accessory olfactory bulb (AOB) of the sheep from anlage to birth were studied by classical and histochemical methods using embryos and fetuses obtained from an abattoir with ages estimated from crown-to-rump length. Both VNO and AOB developed in a biologically logical sequence and completed(More)
BACKGROUND The main goal of this work was to investigate the general distribution of arterial blood around and inside the vomeronasal organ (VNO) of the cat. METHODS Macro- and microdissection methods together with light and scanning electron microscopy were used. Heads were injected with an India ink/agar mixture (the VNO subsequently being cut in(More)
Macro and microdissection methods, conventional histology and immunohistochemical procedures were used to investigate the nasal cavity and turbinate complex in fetal and adult sheep, with special attention to the ethmoturbinates, the vestibular mucosa, and the septal mucosa posterior to the vomeronasal organ. The ectoturbinates, which are variable in number(More)
(2015) Harvesting of olfactory ensheathing cells for autologous transplantation into the spinal cord injury. Its complexity in dogs. The mucosa lining the nasal cavity and its content contains olfactory sensory neurons (OSNs). The OSNs are organized into different territories (four in mammals with a more sophisticated model) and, with the exception of the(More)