Nerve Fibers and Terminals: Electron Microscopy after Nauta Staining

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Science  20 Mar 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3612, pp. 1331-1332
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3612.1331


Sections of cat spinal cord and rat mammillary body in which degenerating nerve fibers were stained by the Nauta silver method have been examined with the electron microscope. Silver granules were present in the axoplasm of some myelinated fibers and in some of the axon terminals.