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  • 139210403521176965209996733424949590PublicAssets/3547An image of the area of the mouse brain that serves as the 'master clock,' which houses the brain's time-keeping neurons. The nuclei of the clock cells are shown in blue. A small molecule called VIP, shown in green, enables neurons in the central clock in the mammalian brain to synchronize. More information about the research behind this image can be found in a <a href="http://biobeat.nigms.nih.gov/">Biomedical Beat Blog</a> posting from November 2013.Erik Herzog, Washington University in St. LouisCristina Mazuski in the lab of Erik Herzog, Washington University in St. LouisPhotograph

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    Master clock of the mouse brain

    An image of the area of the mouse brain that serves as the 'master clock,' which houses the brain's time-keeping neurons. The nuclei of the clock cells are shown in blue. A small molecule called VIP, shown in green, enables neurons in the central clock in the mammalian brain to synchronize. More information about the research behind this image can be found in a Biomedical Beat Blog posting from November 2013.

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    Erik Herzog, Washington University in St. Louis

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    Cristina Mazuski in the lab of Erik Herzog, Washington University in St. Louis

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    3547

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