Über den Feinbau des Neuropils im Corpus pedunculatum der Waldameise

  title={{\"U}ber den Feinbau des Neuropils im Corpus pedunculatum der Waldameise},
  author={Ulrich Steiger},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Zellforschung und Mikroskopische Anatomie},
1. The neuropil of the corpora pedunculata was examined with phase and electronmicroscope in two species of ants: Formica rufa and Camponotus ligniperdus. It consists of a fine feltwork of fibers with interspersed synaptic glomeruli. 2. The glomeruli contain a large presynaptic end knob with dozens of small postsynaptic endfeet attached to its surface. This is characteristic of the diverging type of glomerular organization. The presynaptic endknob contains clear vesicles (300–600 Å) and… CONTINUE READING


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