Pyramid-like basket cells in the granular layer of the dentate gyrus in the rat

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Abstract

Basket cells of the dentate gyrus were identified using Nissl (cresyl violet) staining. It has been found that the ratio between basket and granule cells is 1:150-210. Only a few glial cells, mainly astroglia, were found in the granular layer of the dentate gyrus. In accordance with earlier data it was found that the granule cells and glial cells originate mainly postnatally, but the basket cells, like the pyramidal cells of the hippocampus, originate prenatally.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-168
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Anatomy
Volume127
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1978

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Histology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology

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