Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

A normal neuron and a mutated neuron develop side by side.

This time lapse video shows development of a normal neuron (left) and a mutated neuron that does not express the Ena/VASP proteins. Cultured for two days, the normal one extends an axon and many dendrites, while the mutated neuron fails to make such extensions. Full story
Video / Erik Dent and Frank Gertler

Comments (1)

Awesome!!!

Posted 6 years by Anonymous

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT News

MIT News

Category: News | Updated over 2 years ago

Created
November 19, 2007 16:10
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
23033 times

More from MIT News

Ramesh Raskar - Super-human vision

Ramesh Raskar - Super-human vision

Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:26 | 10528 views |

Mark Baldo discusses MIT's solar concentrator

Mark Baldo discusses MIT's solar co...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:28 | 17016 views

Astrocyte visual responses are delayed relative to neurons

Astrocyte visual responses are dela...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:21 | 6497 views

Plasma Rocket (coke bottle)

Plasma Rocket (coke bottle)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:13 | 7551 views

Thought for food

Thought for food

Added 5 years ago | 00:00:58 | 25596 views |

Brain confused by visual anomalies

Brain confused by visual anomalies

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:26 | 14511 views