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Neurons that bloom in adulthood show off fancy patterns

Coloured micrograph of cells with a band of red across the middle, green dotted with red above and blue dotted with red below.

Tissue from the hippocampus includes cell nuclei (red), glial cells (green) and neurofilaments (blue). Roughly half of the neurons in this brain region form during adulthood. Credit: Thomas Deerinck, NCMIR/SPL

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Nature 582, 463 (2020)




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