why neuron cell cannot be replaced?

Asked by  | 12th Apr, 2008, 12:09: PM

Expert Answer:

A neuron, or nerve cell, is highly specialized and amitotic. This means that if it is destroyed, it cannot be replaced because neurons do not go undergo mitosis.

Answered by  | 13th Apr, 2008, 11:07: AM

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