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Color Atlas of Nonhuman Primate Histology

Out of Print

Edited By: S Takayama, T Makita and UP Thorgeirsson

240 pages, 400 figs

S Karger

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #99334 | ISBN: 3805568797
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This text provides an atlas depicting the normal histology of cynomolgus monkeys. The chapters are arranged according to organ systems, each starting with an introduction stating the essentials of structure and function of the system, followed by a description of the histology of different types of tissues with accompanying colour microphotographs. It is intended as a reference for investigators who use cynomolgus monkeys in their research, including veterinary medicine, environmental research, and the pharmaceutical industry.


Haematopoietic and lymphatic tissues - bone marrow, lymphatic tissues; respiratory system - nasal cavity, larynx, trachea, lungs, pleura; urinary system - kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, urethra; oral cavity - palate, tongue, salivary glands; digestive canal - esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine; liver, gallbladder and pancreas - liver, gallbladder, endocrine pancreas; male reproductive organs; female reproductive organs; integument and breast - integument, breast; endocrine glands - pituitary gland, thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal gland, endocrine pancreas (islets of Langerhans); muscle, bone and cartilage - muscle, bone, cartilage; nervous system; cardiovascular system; eye.

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