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Contact: Jim Barlow
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University of Oregon

Philip Washbourne, University of Oregon Institute of Neuroscience

Caption: Philip Washbourne of the University of Oregon Institute of Neuroscience has provided perhaps the first look of early synapse construction in a live vertebrate. He captured the orderly movement of proteins along axons in zebra fish embryos.

Credit: University of Oregon

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