"Chromaffin" Cell: Electron Microscopic Identification in the Human Dermis

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Science  17 Jul 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3629, pp. 275-276
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3629.275


A granulated cell in human skin has an ultrastructure similar to that of chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla. This cell is closely associated with unmyelinated axons and may be the site of peripheral store of noradrenaline.