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A normal neuron and a mutated neuron develop side by side.

This time lapse video shows development of a normal neuron (left) and a mutated neuron that does not express the Ena/VASP proteins. Cultured for two days, the normal one extends an axon and many dendrites, while the mutated neuron fails to make such extensions. Full story
Video / Erik Dent and Frank Gertler

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Awesome!!!

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