February 5, 2008
  RNA-Associated Introns Guide Nerve-Cell Channel Production, Penn Researchers Find
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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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