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Atlas of Ultrastructural Neurocytology
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2.1. Astrocytes

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Fig. 2.1.19. Graphic reconstruction (i.e. manually shaded serial contour tracings) of a blood capillary (L - lumen, arrow - basal lamina). Thinned astrocyte processes (AP) surround the vessel by an uninterrupted glial sheath. (Rabbit, neocortex.) Download the high resolution image.

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