Regenerating Axon

3D rendering video

3D rendering video of a regenerating axon (light blue) making a new connection on a dendrite (grey) in the adult brain.


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.
Nature Communications 4, 2308 (2013).
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21 June 2013