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Perspective: Of mice and men - How widespreads adult neurogenesis?

Petrik, David and Encinas, Juan M. 2019. Perspective: Of mice and men - How widespreads adult neurogenesis? Frontiers in Neuroscience 13 , 923. 10.3389/fnins.2019.00923

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Abstract

These are exciting times for research on adult hippocampal neurogenesis (AHN). Debate and controversy regarding the existence of generation of new neurons in the adult, and even diseased human brain flourishes as articles against and in favor accumulate. Adult neurogenesis in the human brain is a phenomenon that does not share the qualities of quantum mechanics. The scientific community should agree that human AHN exists or does not, but not both at the same time. In this commentary, we discuss the latest research articles about hAHN and what their findings imply for the neurogenesis field.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Biosciences
Publisher: Frontiers Media
ISSN: 1662-4548
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 10 September 2019
Date of Acceptance: 16 August 2019
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2019 09:15
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/125387

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