Neuromuscular Junction


This dramatic medium-power view shows the interface between neurons and muscle.  Using a special stain, one can clearly see the individual branching axons of motor neurons contacting individual skeletal muscle fibers at the motor end plate.

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Last updated: July 10, 2001.