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a large densely branching neuron that is the characteristic cell of the cerebellar cortex

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Previous brain autopsies have shown that patients with TSC, as well as patients with ASD, have reduced numbers of Purkinje cells, the main type of neuron that communicates out of the cerebellum.
The question to be raised is how the renewal of a piece of myocardium follows the time line of picking up cell types in series: cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, fibroblast, pacemaker cells, conducting and Purkinje cells to bring the orchestration of rhythmically contracting and relaxing heart.
Purkinje cell dendrites grow in alignment with Bergmann glia.
Organization of Purkinje cells was found to be highly altered following the mobile phone exposure.
1996) Loss of cerebellar Purkinje cells in aged mice homozygous for a disrupted PrP gene.
sup][11] Studies employing rabbit ventricular myocytes and Purkinje cells showed that Wenxin Granule selectively inhibited late I[sub]Na .
Increased calbindin-D28K immunoreactivity in rat cerebellar Purkinje cell with excitatory amino acids agonists is not dependent on protein synthesis.
The distinctive oval shaped intracytoplasmic Negri body was present in Purkinje cells of single positive sample.
Armengol, "Naturally occurring neuronal death during the postnatal development of Purkinje cells and their precerebellar afferent projections," Brain Research Reviews, vol.
Purkinje cells of the middle layer, arranged in one row, appeared pyriform in shape with deeply-stained basophilic cytoplasm and large round, central and vesicular nuclei.
The transition from normal to abnormal cortex is gradual and accompanied by disappearance of purkinje cells and core of the central white matter in the axis of cerebellar folia.
Mild lymphocytic perivascular cuffing and loss of Purkinje cells were observed in the cerebrum and cerebellum, and virus antigen was detected in ependymal cells and epithelium of the choroid plexus and in cerebellar Purkinje cells.
Studies have found that binge ethanol exposure in all three trimesters leads to deficits in fetal cerebellar Purkinje cells (Ramadoss et al.
2001; Peters 2002) and correlates to our previous reported degenerations in cortical Purkinje cells (Zhang et al.
Reactivity in the brainstem was strong in fibrillary astrocytes and scattered in white and grey matter, whereas in the cerebellum, it was intense in Bergmann glia and the perineuronal in Purkinje cells.