axon varicosity

Known as: varicosity 
Non-terminal inflated portion of the axon, containing the specialized apparatus necessary to release neurotransmitters. [GOC:nln]
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1948-2017
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2007
2007
We report the formation of 830 nm (cw) laser-induced, reversible axonal varicosities, using immunostaining with beta-tubulin, in… (More)
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2005
2005
Serotonin is a classical small-molecule neurotransmitter with known effects on developmental processes. Previous studies have… (More)
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2002
2002
Along unmyelinated central axons, synapses occur at focal swellings called axonal varicosities (boutons). The mechanisms… (More)
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2001
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2001
OBJECTIVE Neuronal number in the mediodorsal thalamic nucleus, the principal source of thalamic projections to the prefrontal… (More)
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2000
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2000
A method for determining the length of acetylcholine (ACh) axons and number of ACh axon varicosities (terminals) in brain… (More)
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1991
1991
Our experience with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS), a rare congenital malformation, has increased considerably in recent years… (More)
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1988
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1988
In the present study, stereological techniques applied to electron micrographs of the molecular layer of the rat cerebellum have… (More)
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1986
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1986
The axon collaterals of dentate granule cells have been analyzed with the aid of a computerized microscope, following… (More)
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1980
1980
Amacrine dendritic varicosities from cat retina were reconstructed using serial electron micrographs. Each varicosity contained a… (More)
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1979
1979
We have identified the processes of mechanoreceptor sensory neurons by intracellular injection of horseradish peroxidase in order… (More)
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