Simultaneous cell death in the trigeminal ganglion and in ganglion neurons present in the oculomotor nerve of the bovine fetus.

@article{Bortolami1990SimultaneousCD,
  title={Simultaneous cell death in the trigeminal ganglion and in ganglion neurons present in the oculomotor nerve of the bovine fetus.},
  author={Ruggero Bortolami and Maria Luisa Lucchi and Eduardo Callegari and Anna Maria Barazzoni and Giovanna Lalatta Costerbosa and Pier Augusto Scapolo},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1990},
  volume={169},
  pages={
          103-13
        }
}
A well-developed ganglion and scattered ganglion cells are present in the intracranial portion of the oculomotor nerve during the first half of fetal life in the ox. In the second half of fetal life a dramatic reduction of the ganglion cells associated with the oculomotor nerve occurs because of spontaneous cell death. Concomitantly, the same phenomenon of cell death is found in the trigeminal ganglion, especially in its rostromedial portion. Free degenerating perikarya can be found in the… CONTINUE READING