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  • n. Plural form of perikaryon.


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  • The subsequent demonstration that labelled NGF is taken up by the nerve endings of sympathetic [38] or sensory fibers [39] and is retrogradely transported to the cell perikarya, lent strong support to the concept of NGF as a strophic messenger, conveyed through nerve fibers from peripheral cells to the innervating neurons.

    Nobel Lecture The Nerve Growth Factor: Thirty-Five Years Later


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