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Studying the Integration of Adult-born Neurons

Studying the Integration of Adult-born Neurons

Article DOI: 10.3791/2548
March 25th, 2011


Summary March 25th, 2011

A way to study the integration of newborn dentate granule cells in adult animals is described. This technique uses an engineered retrovirus to label newborn neurons, followed by electrophysiological recordings to determine in vivo functional integration.

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