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Neurobiology: Diversity reaches the stars

01:19 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | Nature Publishing

Cells called astrocytes promote and maintain neuronal function. The discovery that astrocytes vary in their gene expression, protein levels, cellular structure and function suggests that they are specialized to support distinct circuits.

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