3-D Map of Blood Vessels in Cerebral Cortex Holds Suprises, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Study

Published: Jun 10, 2013

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Blood vessels within a sensory area of the mammalian brain loop and connect in unexpected ways, a new map has revealed. The study, published June 9 in the early online edition of Nature Neuroscience, describes vascular architecture within a well-known region of the cerebral cortex and explores what that structure means for functional imaging of the brain and the onset of a kind of dementia.

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