Contact: Meng Zhao
Neural Regeneration Research
Caption: This image shows the effect of prenatal alcohol exposure on newborn neurons in the hippocampal dentate gyrus of pups at postnatal day 30 (laser confocal microscope, scale bar: 80 μm). Doublecortin (DCX, green) positive newborn neurons were labeled using immunocytochemistry. The number of newborn neurons in the dentate gyrus of sphingomyelin synthase 2 knockout pups was much higher than that of the wild-type pups, and alcohol could upregulate the formation of newborn neurons.
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