I= IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY OF PITUITARY GLAND AND IMMUNOLOGICAL PROFILES OF MOLTED CHICKEN
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Title of Thesis
IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY OF PITUITARY GLAND AND IMMUNOLOGICAL PROFILES OF MOLTED CHICKEN

Author(s)
Mansur Abdullah
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology/ University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Session
2007
Subject
Veterinary Physiology
Number of Pages
198
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
immunohistochemistry, pituitary gland, immunological profiles, molted chicken, induced molting, egg quality, egg production, plasma hormones, trichrome staining, serum enzymes, cell mediated immunity

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 5
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  2.1 Induced Molting 5
  2.2 Production Performance 8
  2.3 Mortality 11
  2.4 Egg Quality 12
  2.5 Economics 14
  2.6 Changes In Pituitary Gland 15
4 3 Materials And Methods 18
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  3.1 Body Performance 19
  3.2 Egg Production And Physical Properties Of Molted Eggs 19
  3.3 Bacterial Count In Eggs 22
  3.4 Mortality % 23
  3.5 Plasma Hormones 23
  3.6 Trichrome Staining Of Pituitary Gland 26
  3.7 Immunohistochemistry Of Pituitary Gland 27
  3.8 Cell Mediated Immunity 31
  3.9 Humoral Immunity 36
  3.10 Antibody Titer To Sheep Red Blood Cells 37
  3.11 Concentration Of Zinc In Plasma 38
  3.12 Serum Enzymes 39
5 4 Results 42
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  4.1 Body And Organ Weight Ratio 42
  4.2 Egg Production And Physical Properties Of Molted Eggs 46
  4.3 Bacterial Count In Eggs 54
  4.4 Mortality Percentage 54
  4.5 Plasma Hormones 56
  4.6 Trichrome Staining Of Pituitary Gland 59
  4.7 Immunohistochemistry Of Pituitary Gland 74
  4.8 Cell Mediated Immunity 88
  4.9 Humoral Immunity 107
  4.10 Serum Antibody To Sheep Red Blood 112
  4.11 Plasma Zinc Concentration 114
  4.12 Serum Enzymes 114
6 5 Discussion 117
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  5.1 Response Of Birds To Molting 117
  5.2 Production And Physical Properties Of Molted Eggs 119
  5.3 Bacterial Count In Eggs 121
  5.4 Mortality Percentage 122
  5.5 Serum Hormones 122
  5.6 Trichrome Staining Of Pituitary Gland 123
  5.7 Immunohistochemistry Of Pituitary Gland 125
  5.8 Cell Mediated Immunity 126
  5.9 Humoral Immunity 132
  5.10 Antibody Titer To Sheep Red Blood Cells 132
  5.11 Plasma Zinc Concentration 134
  5.12 Serum Enzymes 134
7 6 Summary 135
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  6.1 Conclusion 138
  6.2 Literature Cited 139