Regenerating Axon

3D rendering video

3D rendering of a regenerating axon (light blue) making a new connection on a dendrite (grey) in the adult brain
(Image courtesy of Alison Canty, Lieven Huang, Graham Knott and Vincenzo De Paola)


In-vivo single neuron axotomy triggers axon regeneration to restore synaptic density in specific cortical circuits.
Canty, A. J., Huang, L., Jackson, J..S., Little, G. E., Knott, G., Maco, B., De Paola, V. (2013). Nature Communications 4, 2308.
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