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Neural Stem Cells

Gerd Kempermann

in Adult Neurogenesis 2

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199729692
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199965113 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199729692.003.0003
Neural Stem Cells

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Stem cells drive adult neurogenesis. These stem cells have glial properties in that they share features with radial glia and astrocytes. The chapter reviews the key definitions and problems of modern stem cell biology and relates it to the situation in the adult brain.

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Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System

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