Lymph heart musculature in birds.

  title={Lymph heart musculature in birds.},
  author={K D Budras and Ronald L. Hullinger and Dirk Berens von Rautenfeld},
  journal={Journal of morphology},
  volume={191 1},
Development and innervation of the lymph heart musculature of chicken, emu, rhea, and duck was studied by electron microscopy at post-hatch ages from 3 days to adulthood. Development of innervation was monitored by acetylcholinesterase staining. Horseradish peroxidase was used to determine the extent of the transverse tubule network. Chickens were unusual among these birds in that lymph heart myocytes had already undergone a definitive differentiation and degeneration by 3 days. In ducks and… CONTINUE READING
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