Mast cells in mammalian brain.

@article{Dropp1976MastCI,
  title={Mast cells in mammalian brain.},
  author={John Jerome Dropp},
  journal={Acta anatomica},
  year={1976},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={
          1-21
        }
}
Mast cells, which had until recently been believed to be not present in the mammalian brain, were studied in the brains of 29 mammalian species. Although there was considerable intraspecific and interspecific variation, mast cells were most numerous within the leptomeninges (especially in those overlying the cerebrum and the dorsal thalamus - most rodents, most carnivores, chimpanzees, squirrel monkeys and elephant), the cerebral cortex (most rodents, tiger, fox, chimpanzee, tarsier, and… CONTINUE READING
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