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Table 3 Silver staining of brain sections from multiple system atrophy (MSA) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients. Cerebellum was used for MSA cases 2, 3, 6, 7, brainstem for cases 4, 5 and basal ganglia for case 1. Substantia nigra was used for PD cases 1, 3, 4, 5 and cingulate cortex for case 2

From: Silver staining (Campbell-Switzer) of neuronal α-synuclein assemblies induced by multiple system atrophy and Parkinson’s disease brain extracts in transgenic mice

Human tissue Gallyas silver Campbell-Switzer silver
(1) MSA-P + +
(2) MSA-P + +
(3) MSA-P + +
(4) MSA-P + +
(5) MSA-P + +
(6) MSA-C + +
(7) MSA-C + +
(1) PD +
(2) PD +
(3) PD +
(4) PD +
(5) PD +