Nissl bodies

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Nissl bodies

[′nis·əl ‚bäd·ēz]
(cell and molecular biology)
Chromophil granules of nerve cells which ultrastructurally are composed of large ribosomes.
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The medial prefrontal cortex of the control group animals showing deeply stained Nissl substance (arrows) throughout the cortical layers; b.
In this study, varying sizes of neuronal cell bodies were measured using Nissl stain and correlated with peripherin immunostaining.
Franz Nissl y Alois Alzheimer se conocieron en 1899, en la Clinica de Psiquiatria de la Universidad de Frankfurt.
Neurons of studied divisions of the brain in traumatic hemorrhage are differed by staining by the Nissl method.
Neuronal density, size and shape in the human anterior cingulate cortex: a comparison of Nissl and NeuN staining.
The Nissl substance, generally finely granular, was uniformly distributed in the cytoplasm.
Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of the Owl monkey: A qualitative and quantitative Nissl and GABA immunostaining study.
Cell count was carried out under magnification of X400 of slices tainted in the Nissl method or (for the identification of glial cells) with acidic fuchsine.
Many of the amygdaloid nuclei can be distinguished based on differences in size, packing density, and staining intensity of their constituent neurons m Nissl preparation.