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Knowing What Counts

Knowing What Counts: Unbiased Stereology in the Non-human Primate Brain

Article DOI: 10.3791/1262
May 14th, 2009


Summary May 14th, 2009

The anatomical organization of the primate brain can provide important insights into normal and pathological conditions in humans. Unbiased stereology is a method for accurately and efficiently estimating the total neuron number (or other cell type) in a given reference space1.

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