Ultrastructure of Hirano bodies
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The Ammon horns of 100 brains of the aged were examined: Hirano bodies were observed in 50%. Histochemically the bodies were composed mainly of protein. The ultrastructure of the Hirano body was a lattice of 100 Å filaments.
Key wordsHirano Body Senile Change of the Brain Tilting Examination of Electron Microscopy
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