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Module 10: Figure cerebellar climbing fibres



Innervation of cerebellar Purkinje neurons by climbing fibres.

The palisade of Purkinje cells (stained red) has extensive dendritic trees. The climbing fibre (stained green) extends upwards to innervate the branched dendrites of the Purkinje cells. Reproduced, with permission, from Nishiyama, H. and Linden, D.J. (2004) Differential maturation of climbing fiber innervation in cerebellar vermis. Journal of Neuroscience 24:3926–3932. Copyright (2004) the Society for Neuroscience; see Nishiyama and Linden (2004).