How Camillo Golgi became "the Golgi".

  title={How Camillo Golgi became "the Golgi".},
  author={Paolo Mazzarello and Carla Garbarino and Alberto Calligaro},
  journal={FEBS letters},
  volume={583 23},
On April 1898 Camillo Golgi communicated to the Medical-Surgical Society of Pavia, the discovery of the "internal reticular apparatus", a novel intracellular organelle which he observed in nerve cells with the silver impregnation he had introduced for the staining of the nervous system. Soon after the discovery it became evident that this cellular component, which was also named the "Golgi apparatus", was a ubiquitous structure in eukaryotic cells. However the reality of the organelle was… CONTINUE READING


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