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Adult Neurogenesis in Different Animal Species

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/9780199729692.003.0011
Adult Neurogenesis in Different Animal Species

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This chapter describes adult neurogenesis in species other than rodents, including the particular challenges related to studying adult neurogenesis in humans. Many lower animals have very widespread neurogenesis and the question is how these examples relate to the special situation found in mice and rats. An evolutionary concept is developed.

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Subjects: Disorders of the Nervous System

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