Cutaneous glands of male and female impalas (Aepyceros melampus): seasonal activity changes and secretory mechanisms

@article{Welsch1998CutaneousGO,
  title={Cutaneous glands of male and female impalas (Aepyceros melampus): seasonal activity changes and secretory mechanisms},
  author={Ulrich Welsch and Gus van Dyk and Dominic Moss and Friedrich Feuerhake},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={292},
  pages={377-394}
}
Abstract The cutaneous glands of the forehead and the metatarsus were studied by histological and histochemical methods and electron microscopy in adult male and female impalas in various seasons of the year. All glandular areas consist of apocrine and holocrine glands, which, however, occur in different proportions. Our findings in the apocrine gland cells suggest (1) the synthesis and exocytosis of a glycoproteinaceous secretory product stored in secretory granules, (2) typical apocrine… 
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