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Studies Identify Spinal Cord Neurons that Control Skilled Limb Movement

Caption: Normal mice move their limbs smoothly when reaching for food pellets. The limbs of mice without the GABAergic interneurons (red line) displayed severe tremors.

Credit: Nature and lab of Thomas M. Jessell, PhD

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