granule cells


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gran·ule cells

1. small nerve cell bodies in the external and internal granular layers of the cerebral cortex;
2. small nerve cell bodies in the granular layer of the cerebellar cortex.

gran·ule cells

(gran'yūl selz)
1. Small nerve cell bodies in the external and internal granular layers of the cerebral cortex.
2. Small nerve cell bodies in the granular layer of the cerebellar cortex.
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Our results showed that both obovatol and pentobarbital increased the influx of chloride in the primary cultured cerebellar granule cells.
Protection of cerebellar granule cells by tocopherols and tocotrienols against methylmercury toxicity.
Extract prepared from the hooks and stems of Uncaria sinensis prevents glutamate-induced neuronal death in cultured cerebellar granule cells.
the granule cell layer of the dentate gyrus) also varies among mouse strains (Gould 1999).
Extract prepared from the bark of Cinnamomum cassia blume prevents glutamate-induced neuronal death in cultured cerebellar granule cells.
1996) and to alter the inward and vertical migration of granule cells through the developing molecular and Purkinje cell layers of the neonatal cerebellum (Ferguson et al.
Investigators also demonstrated that Prox1 remains important throughout mammalian life to ensure production of new granule cells, which are needed to form new memories.
Formation of the granule cells of the dentate gyrus, in particular, is closely linked to adrenal steroids (51).
A number of ortho-substituted congeners cause acute neuronal cell death in cerebellar granule cells (35,36), perhaps via interference with calcium homeostasis (37).
As they mature into fully functional granule cells, they take their place in the existing circuitry while the next generation of newborn neurons takes their place firing away at new events.
These tools will be used here to test hypotheses regarding functions of KARs in granule cells (GCs) in the dentate gyrus of the hippocampal formation, with a focus on mossy fibre long-term potentiation (LTP).
Shea worked with lead authors on the study: Brittany Cazakoff, graduate student in CSHL's Watson School of Biological Sciences, and Billy Lau, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow to engineer a system to observe granule cells for the first time in awake animals.