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Embryonic brain 80448

Caption

Transmission electron microscope image of a thin section cut through the developing brain tissue (telencephalic hemisphere) of an 11.5 day mouse embryo. This image shows the telencephalon surface just before perforation by a capillary. Before perforation occurs, the vascular and cerebral basal laminae are in contact and will become fused at the point of perforation by the the capillary filopodia.

JEOL 100CX TEM

References:

Marin-Padilla, M. (1985) "Early Vascularization of the Embryonic Cerebral Cortex: Golgi and Electron Microscope Studies", J. Comparative Neurology, 241:237-249

Marin-Padilla, M. and M. Amievo (1989) "Early Neurogenesis of the Mouse Olfactory Nerve: Golgi and Electron Microscope Studies", J. Comparative Neurology, 288:339-352

Writer

Louisa Howard, Miguel Marin-Padilla

Keywords

Mammalian, TEM, brain