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On the Origin of Astrocytes

News   Jun 24, 2019 | Original story from Kanazawa University

 
On the Origin of Astrocytes

Under the condition where neural stem cells give rise to neurons (arrows, left), activation of FGF signaling caused generation of more astrocytes (arrowhead, right). Credit: Kanazawa University

 
 
 

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