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New candidates for GABAergic neurons in the rat cerebellum: an immunocytochemical study with anti-GABA antibody

Aoki, E.; Semba, R.; Kashiwamata, S.

Neuroscience Letters 68(3): 267-271


ISSN/ISBN: 0304-3940
PMID: 3528931
DOI: 10.1016/0304-3940(86)90500-8
Accession: 040798142

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Cerebellar cortical neurons immunoreactive to anti-gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) antibody were examined in the rat. In addition to the Purkinje, Golgi, basket and stellate cells, spindle-shaped cells lying just below the Purkinje cell layer were found to be strongly immunoreactive to the antibody. By the combination of immunofluorescence and hematoxylin stainings, these GABA-positive cells were shown to be the Lugaro cells. Unlike the immunopositive small Golgi cell, the pale cell was not immunoreactive to the antibody.

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