Effects of thermal stimulation on intracellular sodium, potassium and chlorine in the sweat glands of the cow, sheep and goat.

Douglas Bovell, D. McEwan Jenkinson, H. Y. Elder, S. M. Wilson

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Abstract

The intracellular concentrations of electrolyte elements in the sweat glands of the cow, sheep and goat provide evidence of altered secretory activity upon thermal stimulation in the cow but give no indication of such change in the sheep and goat. The results support the view that increased secretory function contributes to the pattern of sweat output in the cow.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)388-390
Number of pages3
JournalResearch in Veterinary Science
Volume44
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1988
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary(all)

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