Nov 3, 2022

Glial Cells Eating of Synapses May Enhance Learning and Memory

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Summary: Bergmann glial cell synaptic engulfing in the cerebellum was enhanced during motor learning in mice.

Source: Tohoku University.

Tohoku University researchers have shown that Bergmann glial cells, astrocyte-like cells in the cerebellum, ‘eat’ their neighboring neuronal elements within healthy living brain tissue.

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