News tagged with neuronal migration
Mutations in single genes can cause catastrophic diseases, such as Huntington's Disease or sickle cell anemia. However, many conditions, including cancer, diabetes and birth defects are multigenic, arising ...
Genetics Jan 31, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Neurobiologists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) are the first to show that directional migration of neurons during brain development is controlled through ...
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
As outlined in a study published in Developmental Cell, researchers have discovered a novel function for p27 in the control of interneuron migration in the developing cerebral cortex.
Medical research Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have discovered that a gene linked to dyslexia has a surprising biological function: it controls cilia, the antenna-like projections that cells use to communicate.
Genetics Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Neuroepithelial stem cells, the early progenitors for much of the nervous system, need to maintain a keen sense of direction in order to properly manage replication, migration and maturation. These cells are ...
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |