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Young Bone Marrow Rejuvenates Aging Mouse Brains, New Study Finds

News   Feb 21, 2019 | Original story by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

 
Young Bone Marrow Rejuvenates Aging Mouse Brains, New Study Finds

Microglia in brains of old mice have larger cell bodies with fewer and shorter branches than those in young mice. But microglia of old mice who received bone marrow transplants (BMT) from young mice resembled those of young mice; transplants from older mice didn't have that effect. Microglia play an important role in brain health.Credit: Cedars-Sinai / Communications Biology

 
 
 

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