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Effect of Alzheimer's Disease on Cholinergic Neurons

Caption: This shows the cholinergic neurons of a healthy mouse at 12 months of age (left) compared to those of a mouse with "Alzheimer's disease" at 7 months (right). The diseased neurons are fragmented and show clumps of what may be cellular debris.

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