Dendritic patterning: Three-dimensional position determines dendritic avoidance capability

Peri T. Kurshan, Kang Shen

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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
Issue number6
StatePublished - Mar 20 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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