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Nissl's stain

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Stains to show extranuclear RNA – Nissl's substance – in nerve cells.


  • F. Nissl:
    Ueber eine neue Untersuchungsmethode des Centralorgans zur Feststellung der Localisation der Nervenzellen.
    Neurologisches Centralblatt, Leipzig, 1894, 13: 507-508.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, for submitting bibliographic information.

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