Lipofuscin and transsynaptic degeneration


The periodic acid Schiff reaction was applied to neurones in the Lateral Geniculate Body (L.G.B.) of a series of normal and blind patients over a wide age range. The quantity of the reaction product was determined as a measure of lipofuscin which was found to increase linearly with age in the L.G.B. neurones. The amount in the neurones of the blind patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00433483


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