Neurosphere sending out processes

Neurosphere composed of neural precursor cells as captured by a fluorescent microscope. The cells, allowed to attach to a substrate, have begun to send out long processes that will eventually become the axons of the mature neurons.

 

The image was taken in the lab of Martin Pera at the University of Southern California.

 

Learn more about CIRM-funded stem cell research: www.cirm.ca.gov

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Taken on August 19, 2008