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Stochastic Models of Neuronal Growth

  title={Stochastic Models of Neuronal Growth},
  author={Cristian Staii},
Neurons are the basic cells of the nervous system. During their growth neurons extend two types of processes: axons and dendrites, which navigate to other neurons and form complex neuronal networks that transmit electrical signals throughout the body. The basic process underlying the network formation is axonal growth, a process involving the extension of axons from the cell body towards target neurons. During growth axons sense their environment, process information, and respond to external… 

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