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Astrocytic parenting?

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Astrocytes constitute a major proportion of cells in the hippocampal neurogenic niche, where they regulate neurogenesis through the release of soluble factors. However, the role of astrocytes in the synaptogenesis and integration of adult-born neurons into existing circuits is unknown. In this study, Sultan et al. show that astrocytes in the adult mouse neurogenic niche..

Sian Lewis
Nature Reviews Neuroscience; 10 December 2015

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