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8.   Comparative histomorphology of skeletal muscle of Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamellus) and Sambar (Cervus unicolour) - U. P. Mainde, B. A. Zade, R. S. Dalvi, N. C. Nandeshwar and D. E. Gaykee 
Vet World. 2008; 1(2): 51


The skeletal muscles of nilgai and sambar were compared on the basis of histomorphology. In general, the fascicle sizes as well as size of myofibrils were larger in sambar as compared to nilgai. The study indicated muscular differences amongst the species.

Keywords: Histomorphology, Skeletal muscle, Nilgai, Sambar