Physiology of Prevertebral Ganglia
Ganglion neurons were impaled with microelectrodes and a fluorescent dye was injected electrophoretically. Preparations were dissected, fixed and coverslipped for confocal microscopy. Optical sections of dye-filled cells were collected for volume reconstruction using ANALYZE software.
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Figure numbers in the top row refer to figures shown in Physiology of Prevetebral sympathetic ganglia in: Physiology of the Gastrointestinal track, ed. L.R. Johnson, PP603-627, 2006.
Reconstructed images of neurons and the IMG ganglion used in Leptin and Spatial Physiology were tiled and the movies were created using animation software. The movie, Spatial Physiology, uses the human data set from the National Library of Medicine to provide an anatomical reference.
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