Immunological Blockade of the Subcommissural Organ—Reissner’s Fiber Complex

  • S. Rodríguez
  • L. Quiñones
  • E. M. Rodríguez
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After the first publications describing the existence of the subcommissural organ (SCO), numerous hypotheses with respect to the function of this circumventricular organ have been proposed. Most of these hypotheses were based on indirect evidence mainly obtained by use of morphological procedures. This resulted in a number of contradictory and unrelated statements (see Leonhardt 1980; Severs et al. 1987).


Fourth Ventricle Central Canal Secretory Material Dorsal Wall Circumventricular Organ 
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  • S. Rodríguez
  • L. Quiñones
  • E. M. Rodríguez

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