Differential roles of calcitonin family peptides in the dendrite formation and spinogenesis of the cerebral cortex in vitro.

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We examined roles of calcitonin family peptides in the initial stages of dendrite formation and the maturation of dendritic spines in the rat cerebral cortex in vitro. Embryonic day 18 cortical neurons were dissociated and cultured for 2-3days in the presence of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), calcitonin, amylin or adrenomedullin. The treatment of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.npep.2011.04.001

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