Functional role of a glycolipid in directional movements of neurons.

  • R Mendez-Otero, M F Santiago
  • Published 2001 in Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias
Migration of neurons from their site of origin to their final destination is a critical and universal step in the formation of the complex structure of the nervous system. The migratory process is thought to be governed in part by genetically and epigenetically defined sequences of signals which are interpreted by migrating cells. The molecular mechanisms… (More)