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Slide 33: Two neuronal perikarya of the spinal cord are surrounded by neuropil. The stain (Kluver-Barrera for the purists) contains cresyl violet which stains the Nissl bodies and nucleoli and Luxol fast blue which stains myelin. Thus the extent and complexity of the meshwork of nerve cell processes can be appreciated. All that is seen of the glial cells is their nuclei.