?

Cellular and Molecular Biology

Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Moderate

Adult Neurogenesis

CELLS-QDLBYR

Few neurons undergo mitosis to form new neurons during adulthood. There are several locations within the brain that give rise to new neurons after embryonic development is complete.

The two known regions that produce new neurons during adulthood are the

and the

.

These supply neurons to the

and the

, respectively.

The most common type of neuron that is generated is the

.