Nerve cell culture Coloured scanning electron micrograph SEM of a growth cone centre growing new nervous tissue in culture A growth cone is a specialised region at the tip of a neurite that senses the local environment with its branching filopodia A neurite is an extruded process that links a nerve cell body not seen to the neurites of other nerve cell bodies There are two types of neurites axons transmitting nerve impulses away from a nerve cell body dendrites transmitting nerve impulses towards a nerve cell body Medical research uses nerve tissue cultures to investigate methods of promoting neurite growth and neural regeneration Magnification unknown
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