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Atlas of Ultrastructural Neurocytology
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1.4.1. Dendritic Spines

Fig.  Free ("naked") postsynaptic density (arrow) in the dendritic spine (S) apposed to the pyramidal cell plasma membrane. D - dendrite, N - nucleus of the pyramidal cell. Scale = 0.5 m. (Mouse, neocortex.) (Adapted from Spacek 1982, with kind permission of Kluwer Academic Publishers.) Download the high resolution image.

9/30/2010 J Spacek