Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 83, Issue 2, pp 253–256 | Cite as

Electron-cytochemical investigation of acid phosphatase in the brain after death

  • V. A. Agafonov
Morphology and Pathomorphology


Acid phosphatase activity was detected by an electron-cytochemical method in the rat and human brain. The lysosomes and lipofuscin granules were found to possess enzyme activity. The use of postmortem material showed that the localization of acid phosphatase is unchanged in the late stages after death.

Key Words

acid phosphatase postmortem changes brain 


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