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Tangential Cell Movements During Early Telencephalic Development

Juan A. De Carlos and Fernando García-Moreno

in From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This chapter discusses the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which neurons are generated from the ventricular zone in the forebrain and migrate to their destinations in the cerebral cortex. Topics ... More


Genetic Control of Cajal–Retzius Cell Development

Amaya Miquelajáuregui and Alfredo Varela-Echavarría

in From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This chapter discusses recent evidence on the genetic factors controlling Cajal–Retzius (C-R) cell production, differentiation, and migration during corticogenesis. Topics covered include genetic ... More


Functional onset of specific cortical modules

Janette Atkinson

in The Developing Visual Brain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198525998
eISBN:
9780191712395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525998.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses research results, mainly from the author's research team, providing evidence for the first stages of the neurobiological model, showing sequential onset of different selective ... More


Models of visual development

Janette Atkinson

in The Developing Visual Brain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198525998
eISBN:
9780191712395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525998.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the Atkinson and Braddick neurobiological models of early visual development in typically developing infants. The first model is based on the idea developed by Atkinson from ... More


Molecular regulation of early forebrain and cortical development

David J. Price and David J. Willshaw

in Mechanisms of Cortical Development

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Over the past few decades, higher mammals with larger and more advanced brains, such as cats and primates, have been studied by many scientists interested in the development of the cerebral cortex. ... More


Functional development of the cortex

David J. Price and David J. Willshaw

in Mechanisms of Cortical Development

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

During functional development of the cerebral cortex, the functional properties of the cortex and its neurons can be measured as it develops. Essentially, this approach provides one way of observing ... More


Guidance of axons and innervation of cortical structures

David J. Price and David J. Willshaw

in Mechanisms of Cortical Development

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

To create the nervous system, precise synaptic connections must form between cells. This process involves the outgrowth of axons, their travel to distant sites, and their innervation of target ... More


Mechanisms controlling the development of cortical connections at the target

David J. Price and David J. Willshaw

in Mechanisms of Cortical Development

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

The preceding chapters have described how the embryonic anatomy of the early forebrain is established under the control of regulatory genes and extracellular signalling molecules. This chapter ... More


Introduction

David J. Price and David J. Willshaw

in Mechanisms of Cortical Development

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Life on Earth began several billion years ago. The cerebral cortex of mammals probably arose from the primordial cortex of amphibians and reptiles some 300 million years ago. The evolution of the ... More


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