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  • Glial cells use lipids to direct neuron organization in the spinal cord

    Scientists have discovered that in addition to proteins, lipids are also necessary for guiding axons. The study shows how a phospholipid released by glial cells -- the cells in the nervous system that support neurons -- controls the positioning of sensory neurons within the spinal cord.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...0827154239.htm
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