Distribution of neuroglia cells in neocortex of adult female

Range 75.6% oligodendrocytes, 17.3% astrocytes and 6.5% microglia %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Pelvig DP, Pakkenberg H, Stark AK, Pakkenberg B. Neocortical glial cell numbers in human brains. Neurobiol Aging. 2008 Nov29(11):1754-62. p.1758 right column paragraph before bottomPubMed ID17544173
Method The tissue was embedded in paraffin wax. Four-micrometer-thick sections were cut from all blocks for H&E stains, and for immunohistochemistry in selected areas.
Comments 74.6% oligodendrocytes, 20.2% astrocytes and 5.2% microglia for males. Males and females not corrected for age.
Entered by Uri M
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