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    for those who speak this language: these are the apical tufts of 2 cortical layer V pyramidal cells filled with biocytin and stained with a Texas red / avidin-D conjugate, then counterstained with a green fluorescent nissl stain.

    firepile, zumbojo, Loop }, alimoeeny, and 31 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. firepile 119 months ago | reply

      These are *beautiful*. Were you imaging just for the structure, or is this just a gorgeous by-product of something else?

    2. neurollero 119 months ago | reply

      thanks. it started as a gorgeous byproduct of something i do routinely, but i'm struck often enough by how beautiful it is that i snap a few pictures for their own benefit.

    3. arepeoplethings 114 months ago | reply

      something is wrong
      i keep feeling something is missing

    4. simply innocuous 111 months ago | reply

      But does it think?

    5. oroboros 80 months ago | reply

      It's cool to see a fellow electrophysiologist who really loves the beauty of neurons. This one is really gorgeous.

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    7. theoddbird 51 months ago | reply

      Beautiful image!

    8. tiempoasm 49 months ago | reply

      Synapse incarnate! Love it

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