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Atlas of Ultrastructural Neurocytology
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2.1. Astrocytes

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Fig. 2.1.16. Graphic reconstruction (i.e. manually shaded serial contour tracings) of the protoplasmic astrocyte (N - nucleus) with its proximal processes (P). (Human, epitumorous neocortex.) Download the high resolution image.

(For detailed information on the process of graphic reconstruction, see Three Dimensional Reconstruction in Biology by W.A. Gaunt and P.N. Gaunt.)

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