Electron microscopy of cutaneous nerves and receptors.

  title={Electron microscopy of cutaneous nerves and receptors.},
  author={Aodh{\'a}n S Breathnach},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  volume={69 1},
Recent ultrastructural observations on the connective tissue sheaths of nerves, Schwann cell-axonal relations, and nerve terminals and receptors are reviewed. It seems likely that endoneurial collagen is formed by perineurial cells during development and postnatally. New observations on "collagen pockets" are presented. Attention is drawn to freeze-fracture studies of peripheral nerve, particularly in relation to junctional complexes associated with compact myelin, and further application of… CONTINUE READING

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