Neuronal Growth and Formation of Neuron Networks on Directional Surfaces

  title={Neuronal Growth and Formation of Neuron Networks on Directional Surfaces},
  author={Ilya Yurchenko and Matthew Farwell and Donovan D. Brady and Cristian Staii},
The formation of neuron networks is a process of fundamental importance for understanding the development of the nervous system and for creating biomimetic devices for tissue engineering and neural repair. The basic process that controls the network formation is the growth of an axon from the cell body and its extension towards target neurons. Axonal growth is directed by environmental stimuli that include intercellular interactions, biochemical cues, and the mechanical and geometrical… 
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