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The dentate gyrus of the hippocampus is one of only two areas in the brain that generate new brain cells in adults, and is highly sensitive to glucocorticoid stress hormones, Kaufer said.
Similar findings were obtained upon examination of the dentate gyrus area of the brain in adult mice that were treated with the compound.
19 in Neuron that molecular disruptions in small neurons called granule cells - located in the dentate gyrus region of the brain - caused brain seizures in mice similar to those seen in human temporal lobe epilepsy.
Dam (25) counted neural cells in normal human hippocampi and found that the mean densities did not differ significantly between two sides in CA1 and the dentate gyrus (DG).
2005) showed that Rhodiola rosea had a protective effect on the hippocampus and dentate gyrus of cerebral ischemia-reperfusion in injured rats.
A key message in "Born Smart" is the possibility of increasing a baby's intelligence prior to birth by regulating the supply of copper to an unborn baby gestation and thereby enhancing the development of the hippocampus and dentate gyrus (the higher learning and thinking areas of the brain).
More specifically, our findings predict that any intervention that causes a decrease in blood glucose should increase dentate gyrus function and would therefore be cognitively beneficial.
granule cells) that are around 10 micrometers in diameter found in the dentate gyrus.