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NOVEMBER 7, 2005
  RNA Splicing Occurs in Nerve-Cell Dendrites
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Image of a neuron. Dendrites (highlighted by arrows), which branch from the cell body of the neuron, detect the electrical and chemical signals transmitted to the neuron by the axons of other neurons.

Credit: Kevin Miyashiro and James Eberwine, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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