Corpora amylacea (image) University of Barcelona Share Print E-Mail Caption Corpora amylacea formed by polyglucosan aggregates that amass waste products can act as containers that allow the removal of waste products from the brain. Credit UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA Usage Restrictions the image may only be used with appropriate caption or credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.