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Coupe de bulbe olfactif de souris adulte, avec les neurones nouveaux-nés (en blanc)



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Slice of adult mouse olfactory bulb, in which so-called newborn neurons are observed. They have just been born, yet in an adult brain. These neurons appear on the image in white due to a lentiviral vector coding for GFP (Green Fluorescent Protein). The image was obtained by confocal microscopy, on a slice of brain, following an immunohistochemical reaction (a method of locating proteins in cells).

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