New brain stem cell discovered

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New brain stem cell discovered

Postby MSUK » Tue May 25, 2010 1:04 am


UCSF scientists have discovered a new stem cell in the developing human brain.

The cell produces nerve cells that help form the neocortex – the site of higher cognitive function—and likely accounts for the dramatic expansion of the region in the lineages that lead to man, the researchers say.......... [Read More - ... ageid/1826 ]
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