Human brain houses diverse populations of neurons, new research shows

Posted by on June 23, 2016 7:01 pm
Categories: Science

A team of researchers has developed the first scalable method to identify different subtypes of neurons in the human brain. The research lays the groundwork for ‘mapping’ the gene activity in the human brain and could help provide a better understanding of brain functions and disorders, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, schizophrenia and depression.

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