Ultrastructural Study of the Outer Cortex, Deep Cortex and Medulla of Mesenteric Lymph Node in Adult Goats

DOI: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4293    | Article Id: B-4293 | Page : 1189-1191
Citation :- Ultrastructural Study of the Outer Cortex, Deep Cortex and Medulla of Mesenteric Lymph Node in Adult Goats.Indian Journal of Animal Research.2021.(55):1189-1191
K. Balasundaram, S. Sivagnanam sundarkbala@rediffmail.com
Address : Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Namakkal-637 002, Tamil Nadu, India. 
Submitted Date : 18-06-2020
Accepted Date : 23-07-2020


Background: A mesenteric lymph node in the sub pyloric region which is the longest among all mesenteric lymph nodes in adult goats was identified for study under the scanning electron microscope. 
Methods: The outer cortical, deep cortical and medullary parenchyma of the collected lymph nodes was thoroughly screened under VEGA3 TESCAN. The outer cortical parenchyma revealed T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes, Sinus Lining Cells (SLC) and Sinus Reticular Cells (SRC) at a magnification of 9600x. The deep cortical parenchyma revealed Reticular cells, T lymphocytes and Interdigitating cells (IDC) at 8000x magnification.
Result: The medullary parenchyma revealed T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes, Sinus Lining Cells (SLC), Fibrous Reticular Cells (FRC) and medullary sinuses at a magnification of 8500x. Plasma cells and lymphocytes also remained in the sinus. The morphology and relations of the cells observed were recorded.


Goat Mesenteric lymph node Scanning electron microscopy


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