Postnatal development and differentiation of the opossum submandibular gland.

@article{Leeson1978PostnatalDA,
  title={Postnatal development and differentiation of the opossum submandibular gland.},
  author={C. Roland Leeson and J. Harry Cutts and William J. Krause},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1978},
  volume={126 Pt 2},
  pages={329-51}
}
The postnatal development and differentiation of the submandibular salivary gland has been examined in sixteen groups of young opossums. At birth the glandular elements, dispersed in loose connective tissue, consist only of ducts that are immature in appearance and of irregular secretory end-pieces. Development occurs in two phases, the first from birth to approximately 31 days postnatum, and the second thereafter. During the first phase the ductular elements show separation into intercalated… CONTINUE READING
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