[Neurogenesis in the adult brain].

  title={[Neurogenesis in the adult brain].},
  author={Oscar Arias-Carri{\'o}n and T Olivares-Bu{\~n}uelos and Ren{\'e} Drucker-Col{\'i}n},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  volume={44 9},
INTRODUCTION The discovery that new neurons continue to be generated in the adult brain has modified the concept of brain plasticity and has brought to light new mechanisms that ensure the homeostasis of the nervous system. DEVELOPMENT Neurogenesis, that is to say, the process involving the generation of new neurons, has been shown to occur in the hippocampus and in the olfactory bulb in adult mammals, which suggests that neuronal stem cells persist throughout the entire lifespan. The primary… CONTINUE READING

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