Comparative morphology of the gallbladder and biliary tract in vertebrates: Variation in structure, homology in function and gallstones

@article{OldhamOtt1997ComparativeMO,
  title={Comparative morphology of the gallbladder and biliary tract in vertebrates: Variation in structure, homology in function and gallstones},
  author={Carla K. Oldham-Ott and Jacques Gilloteaux},
  journal={Microscopy Research and Technique},
  year={1997},
  volume={38}
}
A review of investigations on the morphology of the gallbladder and biliary tract in fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals was performed. Scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, and light microscopy observations by the authors were also included. Variations in the presence or absence of a gallbladder, surface epithelium of the gallbladder, and differences in the morphology of the biliary tract in vertebrates were reported. Many differences were diet‐related… 

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