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Ultrastructure of the yellow pigment of human nerve cells

  • S. Björkerud
  • T. Zelander


That human nerve cells contain so-called yellow pigment has been known since the end of the 19th century. It was found by light microscopical examination of human nerve tissue that the cells contained a substance deposited in the form of small granules having a pale yellow colour.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Björkerud
  • T. Zelander
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Histology and Department of AnatomyUniversity of GothenburgSweden

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