Asked • 07/24/19

Are centrioles really absent in human neurons?

A booklet (issued by my school) claims, Centrioles, formerly believed to be absent in neurons, have been described in neurons and may be associated with the production and maintenance of neuro(micro)tubules in them.I was under the impression that mature human neurons are totally *devoid* of centrioles.Being something circulated at a school, it lacks niceties such as citations/references. I've done a spot of Googling, but that didn't yield anything confirming the claim in the booklet.------------Q- As per latest studies/info. do (mature) human neurons really possess centrioles?

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Jonathon R. answered • 07/25/19

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HI! I'm Jon, a recent graduate, researcher and future medical student.

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