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Korea Institute of Science and Technology

GABA Accumulation in Reactive Astrocyte

Caption: Confocal microscopy images are shown of the hippocampus from normal and Alzheimer's disease model mice. Astrocytes (green) become reactive (arrow) around amyloid plaques (blue) and have as much GABA (red) as GABAergic neurons (arrowhead).

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