Histochemical and ultrastructural study of adult human tendon

László Józsa, József B. Bálint, Antal Réffy, Zsuzsa Demel

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Abstract

The authors have studied the enzymhistochemical and ultrastructural pictures of tenocytes of adult human tendons. High succinate dehydrogenase, cytochrome oxidase, TPN-diaphorase, lactate dehydrogenase and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity were found, as indicated both oxidativ, anaerobic and pentose-phosphate shung activity. Phosphorylase and glutamate dehydrogenase activity was medial, lipase and alcaline phosphatase activity was slight. In tenocytes well developed rough endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi apparatus, large amount of free ribosomes were found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-257
Number of pages8
JournalActa histochemica
Volume65
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1979

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Histology
  • Cell Biology

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