Modes of neuronal migration in the developing cerebral cortex

@article{Nadarajah2002ModesON,
  title={Modes of neuronal migration in the developing cerebral cortex},
  author={Bagirathy Nadarajah and John G. Parnavelas},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={3},
  pages={423-432}
}
The conventional scheme of cortical formation shows that postmitotic neurons migrate away from the germinal ventricular zone to their positions in the developing cortex, guided by the processes of radial glial cells. However, recent studies indicate that different neuronal types adopt distinct modes of migration in the developing cortex. Here, we review evidence for two modes of radial movement: somal translocation, which is adopted by the early-generated neurons; and glia-guided locomotion… 
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