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Imaging technique: 

The fingers of a neurophysiologist can be seen carefully removing white connective tissue from around the giant axon of an adult Sepioteuthis lessoniana squid. It is important to realize that the exposed axon represents a single nerve cell, hence the name "giant axon". The axon cell membrane is still alive and functional after this dissection is complete.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Lab; Origin: East coast of japan

John Forsythe
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith