Differences in human, mouse brain cells have important implications for disease research

IMAGE: Microscope image of human astrocytes, star-shaped brain cells that play a substantial role in neurological disorders. view more  Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications FINDINGS A UCLA-led study comparing brain cells known as astrocytes in humans and mice found that mouse astrocytes are more resilient to oxidative stress, a damaging imbalance that is…

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