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A new chapter in the field of memory: Hippocampal neo-neurogenesis

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The dogma according to which "once the development of the central nervous system ended, generation of neurons was impossible" has been challenged by the discovery that new neurons are created in specific regions of the adult mammalian brain. This discovery has been one of the most controversial of modern neuroscience. One of these regions is the dentate gyrus of the hippocampal formation, a key structure in memory. Here we will review our current knowledge on the role of adult hippocampal neu...

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10.1051/jbio/2010004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Pharmacology
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Author
Journal:
Biologie Aujourd'hui
Volume:
204
Issue:
2
Pages:
113-129
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
2105-0686
ISSN:
2105-0678
URN:
uuid:887450d5-af0c-416a-83d0-c0cacac7de5c
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330473
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pubs:330473

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