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Cerebellar Cortex. This image is a low magnification of the cerebellar cortex illustrating the three cortical layers. The Molecular layer is the most superficial and contains interneurons including basket and stellate cells. This layer is mainly a synaptic zone, made up of branching dendrites of Purkinje cells and the axons of granule cells (located in the granule layer). Deep to the molecular layer is the Purkinje layer consisting of a single layer of Purkinje cells. Deep to the Purkinje layer is the Granular layer containing a variety of cell types including Golgi and granule cells).

Except for the Purkinje cells, you do not have to identify specific cell types at this time.

The area within the blue rectangle is magnified in the next image.