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How Does the Nervous System Influence Stem Cell Development?

News   Oct 19, 2018 | Original story from the University of Illinois

 
Evidence for Direct Influence of Autonomic Neurotransmitters on Stem Cell Proliferation

To characterize the relationship, the researchers focused on stem cells in the intestinal lining, or epithelium, in mice. Pictured: Transmission electron micrograph of rat intestinal colon showing apical microvilli. Image made available by James D. Jamieson and the Department of Cell Biology, Yale University School of Medicine. Credit: George E. Palade

 
 
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