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Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis

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/9780199729692.003.0006
Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis

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Adult neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus is partcularly interesting because of the role of the hippocampus in learning and memory. The new neurons are excitatory granule cells contributing to the mossy fiber connection between the dentate gyrus and CA3. The chapter describes neuronal development in the adult hippocampus.

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Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System

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