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NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Shining a Light on Astrocytes

Caption: This image is an artist's representation of an astrocyte. The light flashes represent changing calcium levels.

Credit: Image courtesy of Baljit S. Khakh, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

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