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Latin term for substance, and literally means "standing under".


Related terms: substantia corticalis, substantia spongiosa.

Synonym: substance.

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Apoptosis in the substantia nigra

... level. We thus performed an ultrastructural analysis in order to search for apoptotic and autophagic features in melanized neurons of the substantia nigra in four normal aged subjects. Morphological characteristics of apoptosis, such as contact loss with surrounding tissues, cell shrinkage ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Apoptosis in the substantia nigra
Replies: 1
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Apoptosis in the substantia nigra

Why is there a higher level of apoptosis in the substantia nigra? Or is there?

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by ellateflag
Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Apoptosis in the substantia nigra
Replies: 1
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Substintia Nigra

Hi friends :- I would like to ask about the function of the neuromelanin in the substantia Nigra in the midbrain Thanx in advance for ur answers

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by ahm_k1
Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Substintia Nigra
Replies: 3
Views: 3006

sacral doubt..

wht is cranial and sacral outflow? wht is substantia niagra?

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by sonawanes61
Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: sacral doubt..
Replies: 0
Views: 1595

Parkinsons disease

How is the substantia nigra damaged?

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by Ilyaas
Tue Dec 06, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Parkinsons disease
Replies: 6
Views: 4510
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