The vital staining reactions of the normal and ischaemic testis were investigated in 20 rats by the use of varying amounts of trypan blue and Unna's polychrome methylene blue. The experiments showed that it was possible to distinguish both true and reticulo-endothelial interstitial cell types. The implications of this subdivision are discussed and their importance in relation to neoplasms of the Leydig cells stressed. The distribution of mast cells in the testis is described.
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JOURNAL ARTICLE| 01 December 1958
The Uptake of Intravital Dyes by the Testis
J. H. GRANT
Department of Anatomy, University of Liverpool
Online Issn: 1477-9137
Print Issn: 0021-9533
Copyright © 1958 by the Company of Biologists Ltd.
J Cell Sci (1958) s3-99 (48): 461–467.
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J. H. GRANT; The Uptake of Intravital Dyes by the Testis. J Cell Sci 1 December 1958; s3-99 (48): 461–467. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.s3-99.48.461
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