Indian Journal of Animal Research

  • Chief EditorK.M.L. Pathak

  • Print ISSN 0367-6722

  • Online ISSN 0976-0555

  • NAAS Rating 6.50

  • SJR 0.263

  • Impact Factor 0.5 (2023)

Frequency :
Monthly (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December)
Indexing Services :
Science Citation Index Expanded, BIOSIS Preview, ISI Citation Index, Biological Abstracts, Scopus, AGRICOLA, Google Scholar, CrossRef, CAB Abstracting Journals, Chemical Abstracts, Indian Science Abstracts, EBSCO Indexing Services, Index Copernicus
Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 42 issue 4 (december 2008) : 305-307


N.S. Bhosle, R.K. Shingatgire, P.J. Kapadnis
1College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, MAFSU, Parbhani-431 402, India
  • Submitted|

  • First Online |

  • doi

Cite article:- Bhosle N.S., Shingatgire R.K., Kapadnis P.J. (2024). HISTOCHEMICAL STUDY OF BULBOURETHRAL GLANDS IN UNCASTRATED AND CASTRATED CATTLE. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 42(4): 305-307. doi: .
For the present study bulbourethral glands were obtained from 28 castrated and uncastrated
cattle of Deoni breed and other non-descript breeds. The glycogen activity was intensely positive,
acid muco-polysaccharides and amyloid reaction were intense to moderate, the epithelial lining of
the alveoli showed mild to moderate alkaline phosphates activity in uncastrated cattle. However,
the glycogen activity was mild to moderate, acid muco-polysaccharides showed moderate activity,
the mild activity for amyloids was observed in castrated cattle. There was no reaction for alkaline
phosphates activity in the castrated cattle.
    1. Gupta, A.N. and Singh, Y. (1982). Indian J. Anim. Sci. 52:758-763.
    2. Kainer, R.A. et al. (1969). American J. Vet. Res. 30:963-974.
    3. Moussa, H.G. et al. (1983). Vet. Bull 53 (11) Abstrs. 7544.
    4. Mukherjee, K.L. (1990). Medical Laboratory Technology. Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi pp. 1111-1176.
    5. Singh U.B. and Sulochana S. (1978). The Laboratory Manual of Histological and Histochemical Techniques. Kothari Medical Publishing House, Parel, Bombay.
    6. Smith, A. and Bruton J. (1977). A Colour Atlas of Histological Staining Techniques Wolf Medical Publication Ltd. London WC2.
    7. Stall Cup, G.T. (1969). J. Anim. Sci. 28:145.
    8. Sudhakar, L.S. et al. (1981). Indian J. Anim. Res. 15(2):78-82.

    Editorial Board

    View all (0)