neurogenesis


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neu·ro·gen·e·sis

 (no͝or′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neu·ro·gen·e·ses (-sēz′)
Formation of nervous tissue.

neurogenesis

(ˌnjʊərəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs)
n
(Physiology) embryol the formation of the nervous system in embryos
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Noun1.neurogenesis - the development of nerve tissues
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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In the current study published in Clinical Science, Doctor Hiranya Pintana and coauthors have been able to show that 12 months of a diet enriched in fat, and inducing obesity, decreases neurological recovery after stroke in association with decreased neurogenesis and impairment of a specific sub-population of brain cells, i.e.
The study is also one of the first to show that neurogenesis in the gut is possible and can correct abnormalities in the gut.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 28, 2019 -- Researchers here have shown in mice that a single lineage of neural progenitors contributes to embryonic, early postnatal, and adult neurogenesis in the hippocampus, and that these cells are continuously generated throughout a lifetime.
31, 2019 -- Data from rodent studies show that an orally-available CNS drug candidate promotes hippocampal neurogenesis, the process by which new neurons are formed in a region of the brain that involves high-level functions such as emotions, memory, and spatial navigation and exploration, VistaGen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VTGN) announced.
VistaGen Therapeutics announced data from nonclinical studies indicating that its orally available CNS drug candidate, AV-101, promotes hippocampal neurogenesis, the process by which new neurons are formed in a region of the brain that involves high-level functions such as emotions, memory, and spatial navigation and exploration.
[4,3] Finding that neurogenesis occurs in the adult brain opened a new field to cure neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease.
Mouse mothers exposed to placenta with this much smaller endocrine compartment exhibit changes in gene expression and neurogenesis in the maternal brain during pregnancy and poor maternal care of their offspring, even though they themselves are not mutant for Phlda2.
New evidence that our brains continue to make hundreds of new neurons a day, even after we reach our 70s, in a process known as neurogenesis, has sparked a debate among scientists.
It was believed by neuroscientists that the capacity for neurogenesis, or the production of new neutrons, declines with age.
THURSDAY, April 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy older subjects display preserved neurogenesis, according to a study published in the April 5 issue of Cell Stem Cell.