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NEURODEGENERATION

A fresh look at adult neurogenesis

Improved protocols for the visualization of immature neurons in the human brain provide evidence for generation of neurons in the adult hippocampus and uncover reduced neurogenesis in Alzheimer’s disease.

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Fig. 1: The number of immature neurons in the human hippocampus decreases in AD.