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Human-Specific Gene Causes a Larger Neocortex in Monkeys

News   Jun 19, 2020 | Original story from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

 
Human-Specific Gene Causes a Larger Neocortex in Monkeys

Microscopy image of a section through one brain hemisphere of a 101 day- old ARHGAP11B-transgenic marmoset fetus. Cell nuclei are visualized by DAPI (white). Arrows indicate a sulcus and a gyrus. Credit: Heide et al./MPI-CBG

 
 
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