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Gut paraneurons and Segi’s cap

  • Shigeru Kobayashi
  • Mitsuo Segi
Part of the Electron Microscopy in Biology and Medicine book series (EMBM, volume 1)

Abstract

The concept of paraneurons includes the idea that neurons are not as specialized a cell type as formerly believed. There are transitional forms between neurons and endocrine/sensory cells with regard to all their cell biological features. Some of them are differentiated more toward the nervous side, whereas others are differentiated more toward the endocrine/sensory side.

Keywords

Granulate Cell Secretory Granule Endocrine Cell Human Fetus Intestinal Villus 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Boston, The Hague, Dordrecht, Lancaster 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shigeru Kobayashi
    • 1
  • Mitsuo Segi
  1. 1.Yamanashi Medical SchoolTamaho, YamanashiJapan

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