Development of the marginal zone in the rhombenecephalon of Xenopus laevis.

The marginal zone is the most superficial component of the developing central nervous system. In this study we describe the pattern of formation of the marginal zone in Xenopus laevis as seen with the light microscope and correlate its appearance with developing axon bundles seen with the electron microscope. The marginal zone was first identified at stage… (More)