[Ultrastructural changes in the neuropile of the sensorimotor cortex during long-term protein-calorie deficiency].

The effect of alimentary (protein-caloric) deficiency on the brain sensomotor cortex of mice was studied during their postnatal development. It was found that malnutrition of mice from day 10 to day 40 of postnatal period brought about the most remarkable changes in synaptic junctions located on the dendritic spines. They manifested destruction of the spine… CONTINUE READING