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Myelinated synapse-bearing cell bodies in the central nervous system of Scyliorhinus canicula (L.)

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Some neurons of the anterior lateral-line lobe of dogfish (Scyliorhinus) have synapse-bearing perikarya enclosed by layers of compact myelin. The identity of these cells, which have myelinated axons and unmyelinated, synapse-bearing dendrites, is unknown.

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Roberts, B.L., Ryan, K.P. Myelinated synapse-bearing cell bodies in the central nervous system of Scyliorhinus canicula (L.). Cell Tissue Res. 171, 407–410 (1976).

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  • Myelin
  • Perikarya
  • Dogfish