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Naked axons and symmetrical synapses in coelenterates

Horridge, George Adrian; Mackay, Bruce


Summary Examination of sections of the marginal ganglion of the jellyfish Cyanea and the hydromedusan Phialidium by the electron microscope, in a region where nervous tissue is readily identified on account of its abundance, reveals the following features. Nerve-cell bodies and axons are crowded together without special glial cells. The axons form a layer between the cell-bodies and the mesogloea and the spaces between them are continuous with other intercellular spaces and with the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1962-12-01
Type: Journal article
Source: The Quarterly journal of microscopical science
DOI: 10.1038/204499b0
Access Rights: Open access via publisher website


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