FIGURE 6.6. Representative images of horizontal brain sections inserted with control silicon electrode (a and c) and dexamethasone-coated electrode (b and d) 1 week postimplantation.

FIGURE 6.6

Representative images of horizontal brain sections inserted with control silicon electrode (a and c) and dexamethasone-coated electrode (b and d) 1 week postimplantation. ED1 stains for reactive microglia and macrophages (a and b) and CS56 stains chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans (c and d). Scale bar = 100 μm.

From: Chapter 6, A Molecular Perspective on Understanding and Modulating the Performance of Chronic Central Nervous System (CNS) Recording Electrodes

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Indwelling Neural Implants: Strategies for Contending with the In Vivo Environment.
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Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press/Taylor & Francis; 2008.
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