The gonadal histology of triploid chicken (Gallus domesticus) embryos

Gonadal histological analysis was conducted on 7 pure triploid White Leghorn chicken embryos and 1 2n/3n chimera at d 13 of incubation. Triploid embryos with sex chromosome complements ZZZ and ZWW exhibited gonadal organization consistent with that of normal diploid embryos while that of the ZZW triploid embryo was consistent with adult intersex birds. The… CONTINUE READING