Glycosaminoglycans in the touch corpuscle of the dog
Alcian Blue staining of the touch corpuscle of dog skin indicates that glycosaminoglycans are present as globular masses in some of the basal cells and are also seen in high concentration in the connective tissue core. The function of these basal cells is not clear but they may be responsible for the production of the large amount of glycosaminoglycan present in the underlying dermis.
KeywordsConnective Tissue Basal Cell Blue Staining Glycosaminoglycan Alcian Blue
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