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Atlas of Ultrastructural Neurocytology
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7.2.4 Neurometabolic Disorders

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Fig. 7.2.4.5. Niemann-Pick disease caused by deficiency of sphingomyelinase. Cortical endothelial cell is filled with concentric membranous bodies and parallel palisaded lamellar bodies ("zebra bodies" - inset). E - erythrocyte, N - nucleus of endothelium, arrow - basal lamina. Scale = 2 µm. (Human, neocortex.) Download the high resolution image; Download the high resolution image(inset).

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