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  1. The cell-adhesion molecule NEPH1 is required for maintaining the structural integrity and function of the glomerulus in the kidneys. In the nervous system of Drosophila and C. elegans, it is involved in synaptoge...

    Authors: João Baltar, Rafael Mendes Miranda, Maria Cabral, Sandra Rebelo, Florian Grahammer, Tobias B. Huber, Carlos Reguenga and Filipe Almeida Monteiro
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:13
  2. A key step in nervous system development involves the coordinated control of neural progenitor specification and positioning. A long-standing model for the vertebrate CNS postulates that transient anatomical c...

    Authors: Jessica Warns, Yong-II Kim, Rebecca O’Rourke and Charles G. Sagerström
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:12
  3. The complex morphology of neurons requires precise control of their microtubule cytoskeleton. This is achieved by microtubule-associated proteins (MAPs) that regulate the assembly and stability of microtubules...

    Authors: Johanna E. M. Kraus, Henriette Busengdal, Yulia Kraus, Harald Hausen and Fabian Rentzsch
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:11
  4. Nervous systems of bilaterian animals generally consist of two cell types: neurons and glial cells. Despite accumulating data about the many important functions glial cells serve in bilaterian nervous systems,...

    Authors: Larisa Sheloukhova and Hiroshi Watanabe
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:10
  5. Acoel flatworms have played a relevant role in classical (and current) discussions on the evolutionary origin of bilaterian animals. This is mostly derived from the apparent simplicity of their body architectu...

    Authors: Pedro Martinez, Xavier Bailly, Simon G. Sprecher and Volker Hartenstein
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:9
  6. The last common ancestor of cephalopods and vertebrates lived about 580 million years ago, yet coleoid cephalopods, comprising squid, cuttlefish and octopus, have evolved an extraordinary behavioural repertoir...

    Authors: Ali M. Elagoz, Marie Van Dijck, Mark Lassnig and Eve Seuntjens
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:8
  7. Adult neurogenesis, which takes place in both vertebrate and invertebrate species, is the process by which new neurons are born and integrated into existing functional neural circuits, long after embryonic dev...

    Authors: Alex J. Edwards and Barbara S. Beltz
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:7
  8. The thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN) serves as an important node between the thalamus and neocortex, regulating thalamocortical rhythms and sensory processing in a state dependent manner. Disruptions in TRN ci...

    Authors: Peter W Campbell, Gubbi Govindaiah and William Guido
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:6
  9. Chaetognaths are a clade of marine worm-like invertebrates with a heavily debated phylogenetic position. Their nervous system superficially resembles the protostome type, however, knowledge regarding the molec...

    Authors: June F. Ordoñez and Tim Wollesen
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:5
  10. The evolution of central nervous systems (CNSs) is a fascinating and complex topic; further work is needed to understand the genetic and developmental homology between organisms with a CNS. Research into a lim...

    Authors: Nicole B. Webster and Néva P. Meyer
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:4
  11. The evolutionary origins of animal nervous systems remain contentious because we still have a limited understanding of neural development in most major animal clades. Annelids — a species-rich group with centr...

    Authors: Allan M. Carrillo-Baltodano, Rory D. Donnellan, Elizabeth A. Williams, Gáspár Jékely and José M. Martín-Durán
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:3
  12. Mosquito-borne diseases account for nearly 1 million human deaths annually, yet we have a limited understanding of developmental events that influence host-seeking behavior and pathogen transmission in mosquit...

    Authors: Chang Yin, Takeshi Morita and Jay Z. Parrish
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:2
  13. Prdm12 is an epigenetic regulator expressed in developing and mature nociceptive neurons, playing a key role in their specification during neurogenesis and modulating pain sensation at adulthood. In vitro stud...

    Authors: Panagiotis Tsimpos, Simon Desiderio, Pauline Cabochette, Philippe Poelvoorde, Sadia Kricha, Luc Vanhamme, Coralie Poulard and Eric J. Bellefroid
    Citation: Neural Development 2024 19:1
  14. V0v spinal interneurons are highly conserved, glutamatergic, commissural neurons that function in locomotor circuits. We have previously shown that Evx1 and Evx2 are required to specify the neurotransmitter ph...

    Authors: Samantha J. England, Amber K. Rusnock, Amra Mujcic, Angelica Kowalchuk, Sarah de Jager, William C. Hilinski, José L. Juárez-Morales, Matthew E. Smith, Ginny Grieb, Santanu Banerjee and Katharine E. Lewis
    Citation: Neural Development 2023 18:8
  15. Neocortex development has been extensively studied in altricial rodents such as mouse and rat. Identification of alternative animal models along the “altricial-precocial” spectrum in order to better model and ...

    Authors: Oluwaseun Mustapha, Thomas Grochow, James Olopade and Simone A. Fietz
    Citation: Neural Development 2023 18:7
  16. CASK-related neurodevelopmental disorders are untreatable. Affected children show variable severity, with microcephaly, intellectual disability (ID), and short stature as common features. X-linked human CASK show...

    Authors: Judith A. Tello, Linan Jiang, Yitshak Zohar and Linda L. Restifo
    Citation: Neural Development 2023 18:6
  17. E-proteins encoded by Tcf3, Tcf4, and Tcf12 are class I basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factors (TFs) that are thought to be widely expressed during development. However, their function in the develop...

    Authors: Mary Jo Talley, Diana Nardini, Lisa A. Ehrman, Q. Richard Lu and Ronald R. Waclaw
    Citation: Neural Development 2023 18:5
  18. We previously identified Leucine-rich repeats and immunoglobulin-like domains 1 (Lrig1) as a marker of long-term neurogenic stem cells in the lateral wall of the adult mouse brain. The morphology of the stem cell...

    Authors: Hyung-song Nam and Mario R. Capecchi
    Citation: Neural Development 2023 18:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in Neural Development 2023 18:4

  19. Neurons are highly specialized cells with a complex morphology generated by various membrane trafficking steps. They contain Golgi outposts in dendrites, which are formed from somatic Golgi tubules. In traffic...

    Authors: Christian Bollmann, Susanne Schöning, Katharina Kotschnew, Julia Grosse, Nicole Heitzig and Gabriele Fischer von Mollard
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:12
  20. The paths axons travel to reach their targets and the subsequent synaptic connections they form are highly stereotyped. How cell surface proteins (CSPs) mediate these processes is not completely understood. The D...

    Authors: Meike Lobb-Rabe, Katherine DeLong, Rio J. Salazar, Ruiling Zhang, Yupu Wang and Robert A. Carrillo
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:10
  21. N6-methyladenosine (m6A) is the most prevalent internal mRNA modification in metazoans and is particularly abundant in the central nervous system. The extent to which m6A is dynamically regulated and whether m6A....

    Authors: Josephine D. Sami, Robert C. Spitale and Michael D. Cleary
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:9
  22. Molecular profiles of neurons influence neural development and function but bridging the gap between genes, circuits, and behavior has been very difficult. Here we used single cell RNAseq to generate a complet...

    Authors: Marc Corrales, Benjamin T. Cocanougher, Andrea B. Kohn, Jason D. Wittenbach, Xi S. Long, Andrew Lemire, Albert Cardona, Robert H. Singer, Leonid L. Moroz and Marta Zlatic
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:8

    The Correction to this article has been published in Neural Development 2022 17:11

  23. The mechanisms that generate neural diversity during development remains largely unknown. Here, we use scRNA-seq methodology to discover new features of the Drosophila larval CNS across several key developmental ...

    Authors: Noah Dillon, Ben Cocanougher, Chhavi Sood, Xin Yuan, Andrea B Kohn, Leonid L Moroz, Sarah E Siegrist, Marta Zlatic and Chris Q. Doe
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:7
  24. Fine-tuned cochlear development is essential for hearing. Owing to the difficulty in using early human fetal samples, most of our knowledge regarding cochlear development has been obtained from rodents. Howeve...

    Authors: Makoto Hosoya, Masato Fujioka, Junko Okahara, Sho Yoshimatsu, Hideyuki Okano and Hiroyuki Ozawa
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:6
  25. The Xenopus retinotectal circuit is organized topographically, where the dorsal–ventral axis of the retina maps respectively on to the ventral-dorsal axis of the tectum; axons from the nasal-temporal axis of the ...

    Authors: Rommel Andrew Santos, Rodrigo Del Rio Jr, Alexander Delfin Alvarez, Gabriela Romero, Brandon Zarate Vo and Susana Cohen-Cory
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:5
  26. Neural progenitors produce diverse cells in a stereotyped birth order, but can specify each cell type for only a limited duration. In the Drosophila embryo, neuroblasts (neural progenitors) specify multiple, dist...

    Authors: Terry L. Hafer, Sofiya Patra, Daiki Tagami and Minoree Kohwi
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:3
  27. Olfactory Sensory Neuron (OSN) axons project from the zebrafish olfactory epithelium to reproducible intermediate target locations in the olfactory bulb called protoglomeruli at early stages in development. Tw...

    Authors: Ryan P. Cheng, Puneet Dang, Alemji A. Taku, Yoon Ji Moon, Vi Pham, Xiaohe Sun, Ethan Zhao and Jonathan A. Raper
    Citation: Neural Development 2022 17:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in Neural Development 2022 17:4

  28. Myelination is a highly regulated process in the vertebrate central nervous system (CNS) whereby oligodendrocytes wrap axons with multiple layers of insulating myelin in order to allow rapid electrical conduct...

    Authors: Curtis M. Hay, Stacey Jackson, Stanislaw Mitew, Daniel J. Scott, Matthias Koenning, AeSoon L. Bensen, Helena Bujalka, Trevor J. Kilpatrick and Ben Emery
    Citation: Neural Development 2021 16:6
  29. While the transcriptional code governing retinal ganglion cell (RGC) type specification begins to be understood, its interplay with neurotrophic signaling is largely unexplored. In mice, the transcription fact...

    Authors: Vladimir Vladimirovich Muzyka and Tudor Constantin Badea
    Citation: Neural Development 2021 16:5
  30. Dendrite morphogenesis plays an essential role in establishing the connectivity and receptive fields of neurons during the development of the nervous system. To generate the diverse morphologies of branched de...

    Authors: Rebecca Shi, Daniel A. Kramer, Baoyu Chen and Kang Shen
    Citation: Neural Development 2021 16:3
  31. The efficient regenerative abilities at larvae stages followed by a non-regenerative response after metamorphosis in froglets makes Xenopus an ideal model organism to understand the cellular responses leading to ...

    Authors: Gabriela Edwards-Faret, Karina González-Pinto, Arantxa Cebrián-Silla, Johany Peñailillo, José Manuel García-Verdugo and Juan Larraín
    Citation: Neural Development 2021 16:2
  32. Developing cortical neurons express a tightly choreographed sequence of cytoskeletal and transmembrane proteins to form and strengthen specific synaptic connections during circuit formation. Nectin-3 is a cell...

    Authors: Johanna Tomorsky, Philip R. L. Parker, Chris Q. Doe and Cristopher M. Niell
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:13
  33. In the developing central nervous system, pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes sample candidate nerve axons by extending and retracting process extensions. Some contacts stabilize, leading to the initiation of axo...

    Authors: Heather N. Nelson, Anthony J. Treichel, Erin N. Eggum, Madeline R. Martell, Amanda J. Kaiser, Allie G. Trudel, James R. Gronseth, Samantha T. Maas, Silas Bergen and Jacob H. Hines
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:12
  34. Drosophila neuroblasts (NBs) are neural stem cells whose maintenance relies on Notch activity. NBs proliferate throughout larval stages to generate a large number of adult neurons. Their proliferation is protecte...

    Authors: Shiyun Feng, Evanthia Zacharioudaki, Kat Millen and Sarah J. Bray
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:10
  35. Spatial patterning specifies neural progenitor identity, with further diversity generated by temporal patterning within individual progenitor lineages. In vertebrates, these mechanisms generate “cardinal class...

    Authors: Austin Seroka, Rita M. Yazejian, Sen-Lin Lai and Chris Q. Doe
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:9
  36. Neural tube defects (NTDs) are failure of neural tube closure, which includes multiple central nervous system phenotypes. More than 300 mouse mutant strains exhibits NTDs phenotypes and give us some clues to e...

    Authors: Jizhen Zou, Fang Wang, Xueyan Yang, Hongyan Wang, Lee Niswander, Ting Zhang and Huili Li
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:8
  37. Abelson tyrosine kinase (Abl) plays a key role in axon guidance in linking guidance receptors to actin dynamics. The long C-terminal domain (CTD) of Drosophila Abl is important for this role, and previous work...

    Authors: Han Sian Joshua Cheong, Mark Nona, Samantha Barbara Guerra and Mark Francis VanBerkum
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:7
  38. The vertebrate retina consists of six major classes of neuronal cells. During development, these cells are generated from a pool of multipotent retinal progenitor cells (RPCs) that express the gene Vsx2. Fate-...

    Authors: Sruti Patoori, Nathalie Jean-Charles, Ariana Gopal, Sacha Sulaiman, Sneha Gopal, Brian Wang, Benjamin Souferi and Mark M. Emerson
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:5
  39. Leucine-rich repeats and immunoglobulin-like domains 1 (Lrig1) regulates stem cell quiescence. As a marker, it identifies stem cells in multiple organs of the mouse. We had detected Lrig1 expression in cultured I...

    Authors: Hyung-song Nam and Mario R. Capecchi
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Neural Development 2023 18:3


Chris Doe
University of Oregon, USA

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