Circadian Ultrastructural Changes in Liver Cells

  • Chr. Jerusalem
  • O. Müller
  • H. v. Mayersbach


Circadian dependent changes in liver cells are not only noticeable by biochemical and histochemical means3. The ultrastructure also exhibits during a period of 24-hours very drastic changes (Müller et al., 1966). After our own experience there seems to be a certain correlation between the general ultramorphology and the content of glycogen.


Rough Endoplasmatic Reticulum Glycogen Content Ground Substance Smooth Endoplasmatic Reticulum Normal Liver Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chr. Jerusalem
    • 1
  • O. Müller
    • 2
  • H. v. Mayersbach
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Cytology and HistologyUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Institute of PathologyUniversity of GrazAustria

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