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Investigating Early Stage Diabetic Brain Damage

Article   Aug 24, 2017 | by Tomas Bachor PhD

Diabetes Linked With Collapse of Brain Cilia and Impaired Neurogenesis

Scanning electron microscopy analysis shows alterations of murine ependymal cilia in diabetes mellitus type 2 condition (T2DM) by comparison to non-diabetes (Non-D) control animals. (Credit: Tomas P. Bachor, modified from Bachor et al. Neurobiol. Dis 2017).



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