Quantitative Relationships Between Nerve and Satellite Cells in the Adult

  • Ennio Pannese
Part of the Advances in Anatomy Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume 65)


In the past, some investigators noted that in sensory ganglia few satellite cells are associated with small neurons, whereas they are numerous around large ones (see Scharf 1958, for a review). Only recently, however, the quantitative aspects of the relationships between nerve and satellite cells in sensory ganglia have been investigated in a more precise manner.


Satellite Cell Basal Lamina Amorphous Material Nerve Cell Body Connective Tissue Cell 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ennio Pannese
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  1. 1.Istituto di Istologia, Embriologia e NeurocitologiaUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItaly

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