Gastrointestinal Tract

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Title Gastrointestinal Tract
Creator Gorski, Roger A.
Contributor Roger A. Gorski, PhD, PRofessor of Neurobiology, Director Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Brain Research Institute, UCLA
Publisher The Regents of University of California
Subject Colon; gastrointestinal tract; Large intestine
Description This medium magnification image of the muscularis externa illustrates the smooth muscle cells of the outer longitudinal muscle layer (shown in cross-section here). Identify the myenteric plexus containing enteric neurons (ganglion cells) and supporting cells (enteric glia). Within the circular muscle layer, look for cigar-shaped nuclei of smooth muscle cells (they are sliced longitudinally in this cross-section). UCLA Histology Collection.
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Format image/jpeg
Collection UCLA Histology
ARK ark:/87278/s6qk0h4w
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-10-05
Date Modified 2012-12-07
ID 870211
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