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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.7 no.1-2 Curitiba  1990 

Estudo quantitativo do nervo frênico de rato albino em função do envelhecimento



Romeu Rodrigues de Souza; Ii-Sei Watanabe; Gerson Chadi; Maria Vilma de Araújo

Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas da Universidade de São Paulo. Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes. 2.415. Edifício Biomédicas III. - Cidade Universitária - São Paulo - CEP 05508




The phrenic nerve of albino rats was studied for age changes in number of fibres, myelin sheath thickness and axon calibre. Nerves were excised from three young and three aged rats. There is no significant morphological differences between nerves from young and aged rats and no difference with age was found in the number of fibres, myelin sheath thickness and axon calibre.



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Trabalho realizado com auxílio do CNPq para R.R.S. (303916/86 BM-FV).



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