Neurogenesis in the adult brain.

  title={Neurogenesis in the adult brain.},
  author={Marzena Ma{\'c}kowiak and Agnieszka Chocyk and Katarzyna Markowicz-Kula and Krzysztof Wędzony},
  journal={Polish journal of pharmacology},
  volume={56 6},
Neurogenesis is a process that involves cell proliferation, migration and differentiation. Adult neurogenesis has been discovered by Altman in the mid 1960s. It is known now that neurogenesis occurs in two main neurogenic areas of the adult mammalian brain: the olfactory bulb and the hippocampal dentate gyrus, although other brain regions, such as cortex or substantia nigra cannot be excluded. The rate of neurogenesis can be regulated in a positive and negative manner by several factors like… CONTINUE READING


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