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Developing nerve cells

Torsten Wittmann, University of California, San Francisco

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Developing nerve cells 

These developing mouse nerve cells have a nucleus (yellow) surrounded by a cell body, with long extensions called axons and thin branching structures called dendrites. Electrical signals travel from the axon of one cell to the dendrites of another.

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This page last reviewed on August 30, 2017