dendrite regeneration

dendrite regeneration

dendrite regeneration

This image shows a single neuron in a whole animal five hours after dendrites were removed with laser surgery (left). The same cell was imaged at 48 hours and 96 hours after the dendrites were removed. At 48 hours (middle) a new dendrite arbor extends from the cell body, and by 96 hours the new arbor fills the entire space normally occupied by the cell.

Image: Melissa Rolls lab
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