The fine structure of the nervous system: neurons and their supporting cells
Oxford University Press, 1991 - Medical - 494 pages
This book represents the most complete and authoritative description on the fine structure of the nervous system available in a single volume. Beginning with background material on the neuron, the book then examines specific portions of the nerve cell, and of the various supporting cells. Structure is first described in a general fashion, followed by detailed coverage of the fine structure of each component, with full discussion of how the structural features relate to their functions. Extensively revised and rewritten, this book will bring readers up to date with the many important developments that have taken place since publication of the previous edition. It includes over 130 electron micrographs and line drawings, many of which are new to this edition.
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Dedicated to the Memory
General Morphology of the Neuron
The Neuronal Cell Body
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