Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 116, Issue 4, pp 463–464 | Cite as

Aldehyde fixation is not necessary for the formation of “dark” neurons

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of PécsPécsHungary

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