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Brain Res. 1994 Jan 28;635(1-2):307-11.

Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan-immunoreactivity of lectin-labeled perineuronal nets around parvalbumin-containing neurons.

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Paul Flechsig Institute for Brain Research, Department of Neurochemistry, University of Leipzig, Germany.

Abstract

Perineuronal nets represent highly specialized glial and glia-associated structures. In this study, a triple fluorescence labeling of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan-immunoreactive (CSPG-ir) and N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNac)-specific plant lectin Wisteria floribunda agglutinin (WFA) binding net components as well as parvalbumin-immunoreactivity (-ir) was performed. It was shown in the rat cortex, that the same nets frequently surrounding parvalbumin-ir neurons are stained by CSPG-ir as well as by the lectin binding method.

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