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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Axons in 3-D

Caption: This shows a scanning electron microscopic mosaic of a coronal blockface through a whole mouse brain acquired at 80 nanometer pixel size. Also shown are reconstructions of 50 myelinated axons from the ventroposterolateral nucleus of the thalamus from a similarly prepared sample. Each axon has a unique color.

Credit: MPI f. Medical Research

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