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Brain's Balance Centre Mapped

News   Jan 30, 2018 | Original Story from The University of Columbia's Zuckerman Institute

 
Two Cell Types Make Up The Brain's Balance Centre in Lateral Vestibular Nucleus

A mouse brain that has received an injection of an adeno-associated virus into the LVN. The green area is the injection site in the LVN. The virus makes a synaptic protein that is tagged with green fluorescent protein, this allows researchers to follow the projections coming from the LVN through the brain and spinal cord (Credit: Andrew Murray/Jessell Lab/Columbia's Zuckerman Institute)

 
 
 

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