Immunohistochemical characterisation of pelvic autonomic ganglia in male mice

@article{Wanigasekara2003ImmunohistochemicalCO,
  title={Immunohistochemical characterisation of pelvic autonomic ganglia in male mice},
  author={Yewlan Wanigasekara and Mark E. Kepper and Janet R. Keast},
  journal={Cell and Tissue Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={311},
  pages={175-185}
}
Pelvic ganglia are mixed sympathetic-parasympathetic ganglia and provide the majority of the autonomic innervation to the urogenital organs. Here we describe the structural and histochemical features of the major pelvic ganglion in the male mouse and compare two different mouse strains. The basic structural features of the ganglion are similar to those in the male rat. Almost all pelvic ganglion cells are monopolar and most are cholinergic. All contain either neuropeptide Y (NPY) or vasoactive… CONTINUE READING
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