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Development of the cerebral cortex: mechanisms controlling cell fate, laminar and areal patterning, and axonal connectivity

Anjen Chenn, Janet E. Braisted, Susan K. McConnell and Dennis D. M. O’Leary

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print April 1998 | ISBN: 9780195111668
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865833 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.003.0012
 Development of the cerebral cortex: mechanisms controlling cell fate, laminar and areal patterning, and axonal connectivity

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This chapter discusses the development of the cerebral cortex. Topics covered include cortical specification, neuronal production, neuronal migration, neuronal specification, and arealization of the neocortex.

Keywords: brain; neuronal production; neuronal migration; neuronal specification; neocortex

Chapter.  15026 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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