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A focus on neural circuit assembly

Our latest article collection on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neural circuit assembly includes views from vertebrate and invertebrate model systems and covers a spectrum of topics from the development to the function of neuronal circuits.


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Neural Development is a fully open access journal that considers manuscripts on all aspects of research that use molecular, cellular, physiological or behavioural methods to provide novel insights into the mechanisms that underlie the formation of the nervous system, as well as its renewal and regeneration in adults. Read more

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Linking neuronal lineage and wiring specificity

Hongjie Li​​​​​​​ et al.

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Chris Doe
University of Oregon, USA
William Harris
University of Cambridge, UK
Kang Shen
Stanford University, USA
Rachel Wong
University of Washington, USA

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