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    • Comparative quantitative and qualitative attributes of the surface respiratory macrophages in the domestic duck and the rabbit 

      Mutua, PM; Gicheru, MM; Makanya, AN; Kiama, SG (Department of Zoological Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya., 2011)
      In mammals, surface respiratory macrophages (SM) are known to play a foremost role in protecting the respiratory system by providing first line of defense through engulfing pathogens and particulate matter respired with ...
    • Morphofunctional adaptations of the olfactory mucosa in postnatally developing rabbits 

      Kavoi, Boniface M.; Makanya, AN; Johanna, Plendl; Kiama, S G (Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, KenyaInstitute of Anatomy, University of Bern, CH-3000 BernInstitute of Veterinary Anatomy, Free University of Berlin, 2012)
      Rabbits are born blind and deaf and receive unusually limited maternal care. Consequently, their suckling young heavily rely on the olfactory cue for nipple attachment. However, the postnatal morphofunctional adaptations ...