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Noun1.Purkinje - Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)Purkinje - Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
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The optimized molecular tools will be used to investigate glutamate receptor properties in situ in cerebellar Purkinje neurons and the interaction between fast and metabotropic glutamate receptors at the same synapses.
Mild lymphocytic perivascular cuffing and loss of Purkinje cells were observed in the cerebrum and cerebellum, and virus antigen was detected in ependymal cells and epithelium of the choroid plexus and in cerebellar Purkinje cells.
The hallmark of PCA is severe loss of cerebellar Purkinje cells with relative preservation of other cerebellar neurons and the presence of inflammatory infiltrates in the cerebellar cortex, deep cerebellar nuclei, and inferior olivary nuclei (1, 4-6).
Reactivity in the brainstem was strong in fibrillary astrocytes and scattered in white and grey matter, whereas in the cerebellum, it was intense in Bergmann glia and the perineuronal in Purkinje cells.
1]) were mixed and absorbance was measured after 30 min at 517 nm at room temperature by using ultraviolet spectrophotometer (T6-new century, Beijing Purkinje General Instrument Co.
9) Many of their patients with wheat allergy but celiac-disease negative had remission of severe neurological illnesses when they adopted a glutenfree diet and expressed that in these patients the gluten molecule causes an autoimmune reaction in the brain rather than in the intestinal tract, likely against the Purkinje cells that are predominant in the cerebellum.
5-hmCs represent approximately 5% of all cytosines in embryonic stem cells (4), and 20% of all CpGs present in cerebellar Purkinje cells in mammals (5).
The Purkinje effect refers to the way in which the eye's relative receptivity to different colors changes according to the light, so that as our environment grows darker, we become more sensitive to shades of blue.
Specular reflection is a slit lamp technique, which may be used for assessing debris in the tear film, by studying the first Purkinje image of the lamp to show possible colour fringes.
Neuronal changes consist of nuclear pyknosis and enhanced cytoplasmic eosinophilia, which are most readily seen in the dentate nucleus of the cerebellum (Figure 7, B), the Purkinje cells, Ammons horn of the hippocampus, and the nuclei of the pons and midbrain.
Purkinje cells are the output neurons of the cerebellum, and lead has been shown to induce changes to Purkinje morphology in animal studies (McConnell and Berry 1979; Patrick and Anderson 2000).