The paranodes of cerebral white matter of lanthanum-treated rats were studied in thin sections. The transverse bands were found to be oriented both parallel, and at an angle to the spaces between lateral loops.
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Hirano, A., Dembitzer, H.M. Further studies on the transverse bands. J Neurocytol 11, 861–866 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01148304
- White Matter
- Thin Section
- Cerebral White Matter
- Transverse Band
- Lateral Loop