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Hanging by the tail: progenitor populations proliferate

A study now identifies a new progenitor subtype in the developing mouse cortex, similar to the outer radial glia progenitors described previously in human, ferret and other mammals with larger, folded brains.

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Figure 1: Comparisons of mouse and human cortical germinal zones.


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Molnár, Z., Vasistha, N. & Garcia-Moreno, F. Hanging by the tail: progenitor populations proliferate. Nat Neurosci 14, 538–540 (2011).

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