The Use of Electron Microscopy and Stereology in the Study of the Mammalian Pineal Gland

  • Lutz Vollrath
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 65)


Now that transmission electron microscopy (TEM) has been used for many years to study the pineal gland it is timely to evaluate what progress has been achieved by using this technique and to speculate which aspects of pineal research may benefit most by its application in the future.


Pineal Gland Ground Squirrel Pineal Region Pineal Organ Stereological Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lutz Vollrath
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  1. 1.Department of AnatomyJohannes Gutenberg-UniversityMainzFederal Republic of Germany

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