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The neurotrophins brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and neurotrophin-4/5 (NT4) act via the TrkB receptor and support survival of primary somatic and visceral sensory neurons. The major(More)
Null mutations affecting members of the transforming growth factor-beta and neurotrophin families result in overlapping patterns of neuronal cell death. This is particularly striking in the cranial(More)
Serotonin (5HT) is a powerful modulator of respiratory circuitry in vitro but its role in the development of breathing behavior in vivo is poorly understood. Here we show, using 5HT neuron-deficient(More)