The stability of the neuronal circuits and cells of the enteric nervous system can no longer be taken for granted; new evidence suggests astounding rates of apoptosis and neurogenesis.
Refers to Kulkarni, S. et al. Adult enteric nervous system in health is maintained by a dynamic balance between neuronal apoptosis and neurogenesis. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA114, E3709-E3718 (2017).