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University of California - San Diego

iPSC-Derived Alzheimer's Neurons

Caption: Stem-cell-derived neurons, made from patients with Alzheimer's disease, provide a new tool for unraveling the mechanisms underlying the neurodegenerative disease. In this image, DNA is shown in blue, dendrites and cell bodies in red and endosomal markers Rab5 and EEA1 in green and orange, respectively.

Credit: UC San Diego School of Medicine

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