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Cerebral cortex
Cerebral white matter
Basal ganglia
Midbrain
Pons
Medulla oblongata
Cerebellum
Spinal cord
Sympathetic ganglion

Cerebellum / Purkinje cell layer

Hematoxylin-eosin stain

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  • Yellow arrows indicate the Purkinje cells. Blue ones indicate the nuclei of the Bergmann glia, which is the astrocyte in the Purkinje cell layer. A white arrow points the basket cell in the molecular layer.

Kluver-Barrera stain

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  • Red arrows indicate the Purkinje cells. Black arrows indicate the nuclei of the Bergmann glia which is the astrocyte in the Purkinje cell layer. Yellow arrows points the basket cell in the molecular layer.

Bodian stain

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  • The Purkinje cell (a yellow arrow) is surrounded by the axon (white arrows) of the basket cell (a blue arrow).

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