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New cell marking technique to help understand how our brain works

Scientists from the have developed a new technique to mark individual brain cells to help improve our understanding of how the .

multicolour tracing of newborn neurons
This image shows multicolour tracing of newborn neurons.
Image credit: University of Southampton


The research, which is published in the journal Scientific Reports, was funded by the (MRC), the EU and Wessex Medical Research. The research also involved Professor Hugh Perry from the at the University of Southampton and Professor Fehse and Dr Riecken from the University of Hamburg, Germany.

University of Southampton