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Among the many works of Ramón y Cajal on the structure of the nervous system, The Structure of the Retina is an anatomical masterpiece. Ramón y Cajal, onetime Professor of Histology and Pathology at the University of Madrid, Spain, used the new silver stain developed by Golgi to study many aspects of histology of the nervous system and in 1906 shared with Golgi the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine. In his study of the retina he used both the silver stain and the methylene blue stain of Ehrlich. Giving the methods used, he describes the structure of the retina
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The Structure of the Retina.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:339. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-2-339_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(2):339.
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