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Study shows how immune cells change wiring of the developing mouse brain

Researchers have shown in mice how immune cells in the brain target and remove unused connections between brain cells during normal development. This research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, sheds light on how brain activity influences brain development, and highlights the newly found importance of the immune system in how the brain is wired, as well as how the brain forms new con Source: NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Discipline: Development...

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Source: LabSpaces - Thursday, 24 May, 2012


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