Molecules in the hippocampus

The hippocampus promotes the transition of information from short-term memory to long-term memory. The picture shows structures in the hippocampus by labelling molecules in glia cells (green), in synapses (red) and in processes of nerve cells (blue).


Image Details

Image aquisition technique: Epifluorescence.
Artistic processing: Photoshop filter “Glowing Edges“.
Courtesy: J. Viotti, A. Petkova, T. Dresbach / UMG, CNMPB.