Dendritic patterning: Three-dimensional position determines dendritic avoidance capability

Peri T. Kurshan, Kang Shen

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Abstract

Neurons develop mutually exclusive dendritic domains through self-avoidance and tiling mechanisms. Two recent studies establish that this process is dependent on the restriction of dendrites to a two-dimensional plane through interactions with the extracellular matrix.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R192-R194
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 20 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Dendritic patterning : Three-dimensional position determines dendritic avoidance capability. / Kurshan, Peri T.; Shen, Kang.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 22, No. 6, 20.03.2012, p. R192-R194.

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