Preliminary Study on the Histology in the Head Sarcoma of Goldfish (Carassius auratus)


The sarcoma structure of goldfish was first analyzed by frozen section technique. The present study revealed the alkaline and acid phosphatase distribution in the head sarcoma of goldfish. And the histochemical staining in situ by calcium-cobalt method and lead nitrate method displayed a large amount of alkaline and acid phosphatases in the head sarcoma, with higher enzyme activity. The alkaline and acid phosphatases belong to hydrolases, which are widely present in various tissues. The results showed that the activity of external sarcoma is similar to the middle one, while there was more alkaline phosphatase near to the tissue sarcoma under the goldfish scales. And they have the strong activity. The study will lay the theoretical basis on enhancing the ornamental value of goldfish.

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Wang, L. , Chen, Z. , Hu, C. , Yan, F. , Xu, J. , Wang, X. , Zhou, Y. , Wang, W. and Zhao, W. (2015) Preliminary Study on the Histology in the Head Sarcoma of Goldfish (Carassius auratus). Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 5, 44-49. doi: 10.4236/ojas.2015.51006.

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