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Brain glia cells increase their DNA content to preserve vital blood-brain barrier

Scientists report that as the developing larval fruit fly brain grows by cell division, it instructs subperineurial glia (SPG) cells that form the blood-brain barrier to enlarge by creating multiple copies of their genomes in a process known as polyploidization.

Quoted from Brain glia cells increase their DNA content to preserve vital blood-brain barrier on ScienceDaily: Top News

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