Histological study of white rhinoceros integument.

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Jeffrey H Plochocki; Saul Ruiz; José R Rodriguez-Sosa; Margaret I Hall;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5404766, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176327
  • Subject: Research Article | Anatomy | Exocrine Glands | Sebaceous Glands | Skin | Dermis | Histology | Collagens | Proteins | Rhinoceros | Animals | Epidermis | Biology and Life Sciences | Medicine | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | R | Mammals | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Sweat Glands
    mesheuropmc: body regions | integumentary system

In this study, we report findings from a microscopic analysis of the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) integumentary ultrastructure. Skin samples from the cheek, shoulder, flank and rump were taken from a 46-year-old female southern white rhinoceros and examined us... View more
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