Contact: John D. Pastor
University of Florida
Caption: UF McKnight Brain Institute researchers were able to purify and grow highly adaptable cells called adult human neural progenitors from mature human brain tissue. The green marker indicates a support brain cell called an astrocyte and the red marker is an indication of a stem cell, which is highly valued for its ability to transform into any cell type. Blue marks the cell nucleus.
Credit: Noah Walton/UF McKnight Brain Institute
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