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a tiny grain

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In the cerebellum, PAS highlighted cytoplasmic granules in the granule neurons, in the dentate nucleus, and particularly in the Bergmann glia.
Moreover, the number of granule neurons of the hippocampus was higher by about 7% in choline alfosceratetreated than in control 24-month-old rats.
However, in the region of the brain known as the cerebellum, Atoh1 is active after birth in the fast-dividing granule neuron precursor (GNPs) cells that eventually stop dividing and become mature granule neurons.
The paper, entitled Generation of cerebellar granule neurons in vivo by transplantation of BMP-treated neural progenitor cells, was submitted by researchers at Rockerfeller University's Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology and Columbia University's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics.
Activation of a caspase 3-related cysteine protease is required for glutamate-mediated apoptosis of cultured cerebellar granule neurons.