Romanova E., Nikolaev V., Solomajkin E., Bakiev A., Gorelov R. Assessment of leukocygram of Vipera berus from Samara region // Principy èkologii. 2016. Vol. 5. № 5. P. 30‒45. DOI: 10.15393/

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Assessment of leukocygram of Vipera berus from Samara region

   Elena Borisovna
Nizhny Novgorod’s Lobachevsky State University,
   Vadim Yuryevich
Nizhny Novgorod’s Lobachevsky State University,
   Evgenij Igorevich
Nizhny Novgorod’s Lobachevsky State University,
   Andrej Gennadyevich
Institute of Ecology of the Volga River Basin of RAS,
   Roman Andreevich
Institute of Ecology of the Volga River Basin of RAS,
Vipera berus
WBC (White blood cells)
peripheral blood
Summary: The leucogram of peripheral blood of the common adder Vipera berus inhabiting the national park "Samarskaya Luka" and the forested urban area of Samara were studied. In the adders from Samara the activation of immune processes, and the enhancement of the blood protective function were revealed. It was shown that the determined features of leucogram were connected with genetic characteristics of adders’ population.

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Reviewer: L. Kovalchuk
Reviewer: V. A. Ilyukha
Received on: 19 June 2016
Published on: 14 December 2016


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