Plurivesicular Secretory Processes and Nerve Endings in the Pineal Gland of the Rat


The pineal body of white normal rats, 1.5 to 3 months old, was studied under the electron microscope. A single type of parenchymal cell-the pinealocyte-is recognized as the main component of the tissue, and some of the structural characteristics of the nucleus and cytoplasm are described. The main morphological characteristic of the pinealocytes is… (More)


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