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Comparative study of the glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) in toad, kitten and cat sensory ganglia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1779136     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The peroxidase-antiperoxidase (PAP) method was used on paraffin embedded tissue to demonstrate the presence of the glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) in sensory ganglia of kittens, cats and toads. Special attention was paid to the influence of fixation. It appeared that the final immunostaining of GFAP depends on the fixative and on the species used. GFAP was found in cat sensory ganglia at birth and at all subsequent stages studied. The satellite cells from toad sensory ganglia were also positive, although they displayed a weaker immunoreactivity. The amphibian material showed a clear sensitivity to the fixative used.
M P Alvarez; M T Solas; I Suarez; B Fernandez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal für Hirnforschung     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0021-8359     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hirnforsch     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-09     Completed Date:  1992-03-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421521     Medline TA:  J Hirnforsch     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departamento de Biología Celular, Facultad de Biología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Ganglia, Spinal / cytology*,  growth & development
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / analysis*
Immunoenzyme Techniques
Neurons / cytology*
Species Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein

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