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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

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Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.28 no.2 São Paulo June 1970 

Histochemical observations of fluorescent biogenic amines in cryostat sections of peripheral and central nervous tissue


Verificação histoquímica de aminas biogênicas fluorescentes em secções criostáticas de tecido nervoso central e periférico



O. Duarte-Escalante; J. P. Pickett; R. E. Pendergrass

Department of Psychiatry and Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina




Relato de modificação da técnica criostático-histoquímica para a verificação da fluorescência das catecolaminas e da serotonina em secções de tecido nervoso central e periférico. São discutidas as vantagens desta modificação técnica em relação a outras propostas para a mesma finalidade.



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Mailing address: O. Duarte-Escalante, M. D. — Duke University Medical Center — Box 2922 — Durham, North Carolina 27706 — U.S.A.
The research reported in this paper was done while the senior author was supported in part by a Post-Doctoral Research Training Fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health, Grant No. 5tl-MH 8394-02 and 2F11 NB 2006-02 NSRA at the Department of Psychiatry and Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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