Motor Neurons

Known as: Neurons, Motor, Neuron, Motor, Motoneurons 
An efferent neuron that sends impulses from the central nervous system to skeletal muscles.
National Institutes of Health

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1944-2017
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2008
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2008
The generation of pluripotent stem cells from an individual patient would enable the large-scale production of the cell types… (More)
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2007
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2007
Mutations in superoxide dismutase-1 (SOD1) cause a form of the fatal paralytic disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS… (More)
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2007
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2007
Here we report an in vitro model system for studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie the neurodegenerative… (More)
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2003
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2003
The most common inherited [correct] form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease affecting adult… (More)
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2002
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2002
Inductive signals and transcription factors involved in motor neuron generation have been identified, raising the question of… (More)
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2002
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2002
The oligodendrocyte lineage genes Olig1 and Olig2 encode related bHLH proteins that are coexpressed in neural progenitors… (More)
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1996
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1996
Antibodies that block Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) signaling have been used to show that SHH activity is required for the induction of… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The differentiation of floor plate cells and motor neurons can be induced by Sonic hedgehog (SHH), a secreted signaling protein… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Mutations in Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase (SOD1) cause a subset of cases of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Four lines of… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Motor neurons located at different positions in the embryonic spinal cord innervate distinct targets in the periphery… (More)
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