Rio-Hortega's Third Contribution to the Morphological Knowledge and Functional Interpretation of the OligodendrogliaBy
- Jose Iglesias-Rozas
- Manuel Garrosa
Researchers and practitioners working on Neuroscience, Glia, Neuroglia, and Oligodendroglia.
Hardbound, 124 Pages
Published: June 2013
"Spanish neurologist PÃo del RÃo-Hortega (1882-1945) is credited with discovering microglia, but not oligodendrocytes, another of the four cell types that constitute nerve tissue. At least part of the reason, say Iglesias-Rozasâ¦and Garrosaâ¦ may be that his findings were only published in Spanish. They pull together the evidence for his contribution. Among their topics are the bibliographic background, morphological characteristics of the oligodendroglia, textural characteristics of protoplasm in the oligodendrocytes,â¦"--Reference & Research Book News,December 2013