Identification of the interstitial cells of Cajal.

@article{Komuro1996IdentificationOT,
  title={Identification of the interstitial cells of Cajal.},
  author={Terumasa Komuro and Kazuyoshi Tokui and De Shan Zhou},
  journal={Histology and histopathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={769-86}
}
Observation of whole mount stretch preparations using the zinc-iodide-osmic acid method reveals a wide variety of interstitial cells in different tissue layers of the guinea-pig small intestine. And a subsequent electron-microscopic examination and survey of references makes clear that the interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) depicted in original drawings of Cajal are heterogeneous and correspond to different types of interstitial cells. The myenteric ICC are characterized by long dichotomous… CONTINUE READING

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