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Encyclopedia > Dorsal root ganglia
This is a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from a chicken embryo (around stage of day 7) after incubation overnight in NGF growth medium stained with anti-neurofilament antibody. Axons growing out of the ganglion are visible.
This is a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from a chicken embryo (around stage of day 7) after incubation overnight in NGF growth medium stained with anti-neurofilament antibody. Axons growing out of the ganglion are visible.

In anatomy and neurology, the dorsal root ganglion is a nodule on a dorsal root that contains cell bodies of neurons in afferent spinal nerves. All of the axons in the dorsal root convey somatosensory information, bringing sensory information into the brain and spinal cord. These neurons are of the unipolar type, meaning they have only one projection. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 212 KB)This is a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from a chicken embryo (around stage of day 7) after incubation overnight in NGF growth medium. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 212 KB)This is a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from a chicken embryo (around stage of day 7) after incubation overnight in NGF growth medium. ... Embryos (and one tadpole) of the wrinkled frog (Rana rugosa). ... Nerve growth factor (NGF), the prototypical growth factor, is a protein secreted by a neurons target. ... Intermediate filaments are one component of the cytoskeleton - important structural components of living cells. ... Schematic of antibody binding to an antigen An antibody is a protein used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects like bacteria and viruses. ... Anatomical drawing of the human muscles from the Encyclopédie. ... Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with the nervous system and its disorders. ... This is a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from a chicken embryo (around stage of day 7) after incubation overnight in NGF growth medium stained with anti-neurofilament antibody. ... penis ... Drawing by Santiago Ramón y Cajal of cells in the pigeon cerebellum. ... In the nervous system, afferent neurons, otherwise known as sensory or receptor neurons carry nerve impulses from receptors or sense organs towards the central nervous system. ... The term spinal nerve generally refers to the mixed spinal nerve, which is formed from the dorsal and ventral roots that come out of the spinal cord. ... An axon, or nerve fiber, is a long slender projection of a nerve cell, or neuron, that conducts electrical impulses away from the neurons cell body or soma. ... The somatosensory system is the sensory system of somatic sensation. ... Comparative brain sizes In animals, the brain, or encephalon (Greek for in the head), acts as the control center of the central nervous system. ... Cross-section through cervical spinal cord. ...


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Dorsal root ganglion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (145 words)
This is a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from a chicken embryo (around stage of day 7) after incubation overnight in NGF growth medium stained with anti-neurofilament antibody.
In anatomy and neurology, the dorsal root ganglion is a nodule on a dorsal root that contains cell bodies of neurons in afferent spinal nerves.
All of the axons in the dorsal root convey somatosensory information, bringing sensory information into the brain and spinal cord.
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CONCLUSION: The dorsal portion of the L5-L6 disc of rats was shown to be multisegmentally innervated by the T13 to L6 dorsal root ganglia.
Afferent perikarya in dorsal root ganglia (DRG) at the T13 and L1 segmental levels projecting to the rat ovary were identified by utilizing the fluorescent retrograde tracer true blue (TB).
The neuroanatomical results show that the T13 and L1 dorsal root ganglia provide major afferent innervation to the cranial portion of the reproductive tract and the L6 and S1 dorsal root ganglia provide primary afferent fibers to the caudal portion of the reproductive tract as well as the bladder, rectum and perineum.
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