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Caption: This is an electron micrographic picture of a cross section of a nerve from an Alzheimer's model mouse. Structural abnormalities in the nerve are indicated by the arrows. Alzheimer model mice that received the drug epothilone D had a significant reduction in the number of these abnormalities.
Credit: Zhang, et al. The Journal of Neuroscience 2012.
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