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Can neurons be destroyed

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asked Dec 11, 2015 in Science by rasta719 (8,130 points)


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answered Dec 12, 2015 by whizkid (66,060 points)
Yes. They break down to simple molecules, like amino acids and other things. At that point they can no longer function as a neuron, so I would say they are destroyed, but the atoms are the same.

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