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Alzheimer's Floodgates

Caption: Studies in mice showed how brain blood vessel cells called pericytes (white) may contribute to the problems associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Credit: Courtesy of Zlokovic lab, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

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