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Developmental neurobiology

Cortical liars

Inhibitory cells known as interneurons constitute a significant proportion of the neurons in the neocortex of mammalian brains. As far as interneuron origins are concerned, humans may be the odd man out.

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Figure 1: Interneuron origins in the embryonic brain.


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