Public release date: 20-Aug-2007
Contact: Heinz Joerg Haury
GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health
Milestone in the regeneration of brain cells
Supportive cells generate new nerve cells
The majority of cells in the human brain are not nerve cells but star-shaped glia cells, the so called “astroglia”. “Glia means “glue”, explains Götz. “As befits their ...