Acta Neurovegetativa

, Volume 17, Issue 3–4, pp 301–307 | Cite as

The nature of the so-called Herring bodies

A study of normal human neurohypophyses
  • Leopold Liss


The neurosecretory end-globules or the so-calledHerring bodies have been investigated with silver carbonate andGomori techniques and the relationship between these end-globules and pituicytes has been discussed.


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Die neurosekretorischen Endkörper oder die sogenanntenHerring-Körper wurden mit der Silbercarbonat-Methode und derGomori-Technik untersucht. Die Zusammenhänge zwischen diesen Endkörpern und den Pituicyten wurden besprochen.


Les corpuscules terminaux neurosécrétoires ou les soi-disant corps deHerring ont été examinés avec la méthode au carbonate d'argent et la technique deGomori. Les relations entre ces corpuscules terminaux et les pituicytes furent discutées.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leopold Liss
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Neuropathology, Neuropsychiatric InstituteUniversity of Michigan HospitalAnn Arbor

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