Quantitative morphological changes in neurons from the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus of young and old rats.

Abstract

BACKGROUND We studied the morphological changes occurring in neurons from the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN) during aging by analysing the size and shape of cell bodies and nuclei. METHODS Male albino Wistar rats, aged 3, 18, 24, and 30 months, were used. After appropriate tissue preparation and following the usual histological procedure, the… (More)

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