A histochemical study of certain periodic acid-schiff-positive substances in the macrophages

  • S. M. Sobolev
Experimental Biology


The author conducted a comparative histochemical study of different types of macrophages appearing in normal and experimental conditions. Substances of polysaccharide and lipoidal origin formed in the macrophages as a result of the transformation of phagocytized material (including microbes) may be present in the macro-phages, differeing in genesis and function. These substances may be and are to be differentiated from each other and from the polysaccharides of the cytoplasm proper of the macrophages.


Public Health Polysaccharide Histochemical Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Sobolev
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Medical Microbiology of the N. F. Gamaleya Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the AMN SSSRMoscow

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