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University of California - Berkeley

Differentiating Olfactory Neurons

Caption: Elongated green cells are sensory neurons -- which sense smells and relay that information to the brain -- that originated from olfactory stem cells in the nose. Cells labeled in red are immature cells in the process of differentiating into neurons and other mature cell types.

Credit: Photomicrograph by Russell Fletcher, UC Berkeley

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