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Franz, German neurologist, 1860-1919. See: Nissl bodies, Nissl degeneration, Nissl granules, Nissl substance, Nissl stain.


named for Franz Nissl (1860-1919), German neurologist.

Nissl bodies
large granular bodies that stain with basic dyes, forming the reticular substance of the cytoplasm of neurons, composed of rough endoplasmic reticulum and free polyribosomes.
Nissl granules
location of synthesis of most nervous system proteins.
Nissl substance
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Segun Kraepelin (1922), Alzheimer, Nissl y Korbinian Brodmann (1868-1918) fueron los tres investigadores "pioneros en el campo de trabajo mas importante de nostro conocimiento, lo cual debe dejar claro a nosotros la base somatica para los trastornos mentales".
Palabras clave: Sifilis meningovascular, arteritis de Nissl, penicilina cristalina, ceftriaxona.
s study, the pyramidal neurons in hippocampal CA1 region were arranged in disorder in CLP group, containing the dissolved Nissl bodies.
The paraplast sections mounted on glass slides were stained for Nissl substance with 1 % buffered thionine .
After perfusion with saline solution and formalin 4%, the brain was removed and cut (Vibratome, at 50 pm thickness) for Nissl staining to determine the correct location of the electrodes (Figure 1A and 1B).
Six sections from each animal were selected for Nissl staining of the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.
Occasionally, ganglionic cells with Nissl substance can be detected.
Rapid Golgi staining was used to visualize dendritic arborizations and spines, and routine Nissl staining was applied to visualize the somatic configuration of the PCs.
Para la determinacion de la correcta colocacion de la canula, los cortes fueron coloreados con tecnica de Nissl de violeta de cresilio.
In this work we studied the 17 visual area (primary visual cortex), of two sympatric Chilean rodents, a continuous activity period species (Abrothrix olivaceus, n=7) and a nocturnal species (Phyllotis darwini, n=7), in order to detect species differences in neuronal density in celloidin-embedded, 40 mm-thickness Nissl sections, with the aid of the optical disector.