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Some articles on cells, cell, cell body:

NINDS Brain Trauma Research
... developed a device that simulates the condition of trauma in cells in culture ... The device allows researchers to control the degree of injury to the cells and then study the biological and physiological responses those cells have ... The neuron is the main functional cell of the brain and nervous system, consisting of a cell body (soma), a tail or long nerve fiber (axon), and projections of the ...
Mesenchymal Stem Cell - Characteristics - Morphology
... Mesenchymal stem cells are characterized morphologically by a small cell body with a few cell processes that are long and thin ... The cell body contains a large, round nucleus with a prominent nucleolus, which is surrounded by finely dispersed chromatin particles, giving the nucleus a clear appearance ... The remainder of the cell body contains a small amount of Golgi apparatus, rough endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria, and polyribosomes ...
Long-term Potentiation - Properties - Synaptic Tagging
... agreement that the protein synthesis underlying L-LTP occurred in the cell body ... that the products of this synthesis were shipped cell-wide in a nonspecific manner ... It thus became necessary to explain how protein synthesis could occur in the cell body without compromising LTP's input specificity ...
Dentate Nucleus - Structure - Morphology - Large Principal Neurons
... primary types according to position within the dentate, shape of soma (cell body), and dendritic branching ... The dendritic fields of these neurons have a tetrahedron shape with the cell body in one corner ... The upper part of the cell body is parallel to the apical dendrites, which are oriented toward the nuclear core ...
Axoplasmic Transport
... lipids, synaptic vesicles, proteins, and other cell parts (i.e ... organelles) to and from a neuron's cell body, through the cytoplasm of its axon (the axoplasm) ... Axons, which can be 1,000 or 10,000 times the length of the cell body, were originally thought to contain no ribosomes or means of producing proteins, and so were thought to rely on axoplasmic transport for ...

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