Structural Investigation of Epididymal Microvasculature and Its Relation to Telocytes and Immune Cells in Camel

@article{Hussein2020StructuralIO,
  title={Structural Investigation of Epididymal Microvasculature and Its Relation to Telocytes and Immune Cells in Camel},
  author={Manal T. Hussein and Fatma M. Abdel-Maksoud},
  journal={Microscopy and Microanalysis},
  year={2020},
  volume={26},
  pages={1024 - 1034}
}
Abstract The vascular and perivascular cells, including telocytes (TCs) and immune cells, play an important role in male fertility. The current study intended to describe in detail the microvascular structures harboring special regulatory devices in addition to the interstitial cellular components of the one-humped camel epididymis. The samples were collected from 10 clinically healthy mature camels (Camelus dromedarius). The distribution and characteristics of TCs, peripheral blood vessels of… Expand
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