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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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

  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Recent studies of synapse form and function highlight the importance of the actin cytoskeleton in regulating multiple aspects of morphogenesis, neurotransmission, and neural plasticity. The conserved actin-ass...

    Authors: Elizabeth M. McNeill, Cheryl Thompson, Brett Berke, Vivian T. Chou, Jannette Rusch, April Duckworth, Jamin DeProto, Alicia Taylor, Julie Gates, Frank Gertler, Haig Keshishian and David Van Vactor
    Citation: Neural Development 2020 15:4
  22. 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
  23. Microglia are increasingly shown to be key players in neuron development and synapse connectivity. However, the underlying mechanisms by which microglia regulate neuron function remain poorly understood in par...

    Authors: Fenge Li, Danye Jiang and Melanie A. Samuel
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:12
  24. Axons are the slender, cable-like, up to meter-long projections of neurons that electrically wire our brains and bodies. In spite of their challenging morphology, they usually need to be maintained for an orga...

    Authors: Ines Hahn, André Voelzmann, Yu-Ting Liew, Beatriz Costa-Gomes and Andreas Prokop
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:11
  25. In the developing neural tube in chicken and mammals, neural stem cells proliferate and differentiate according to a stereotyped spatiotemporal pattern. Several actors have been identified in the control of th...

    Authors: Manon Azaïs, Eric Agius, Stéphane Blanco, Angie Molina, Fabienne Pituello, Jean-Marc Tregan, Anaïs Vallet and Jacques Gautrais
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:7
  26. Purkinje cells play a central role in establishing the cerebellar circuit. Accordingly, disrupting Purkinje cell development impairs cerebellar morphogenesis and motor function. In the Car8wdl mouse model of here...

    Authors: Lauren N. Miterko, Joshua J. White, Tao Lin, Amanda M. Brown, Kevin J. O’Donovan and Roy V. Sillitoe
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:6
  27. Functioning of the adult nervous system depends on the establishment of neural circuits during embryogenesis. In vertebrates, neurons that make up motor circuits form in distinct domains along the dorsoventral...

    Authors: Ozge Yildiz, Gerald B. Downes and Charles G. Sagerström
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:5
  28. The cerebellum is a foliated posterior brain structure involved in coordination of motor movements and cognition. The cerebellum undergoes rapid growth postnataly due to Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) signaling-dependen...

    Authors: Alexandre Wojcinski, Morgane Morabito, Andrew K. Lawton, Daniel N. Stephen and Alexandra L. Joyner
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:4
  29. Mammalian motor circuits display remarkable cellular diversity with hundreds of motor neuron (MN) subtypes innervating hundreds of different muscles. Extensive research on limb muscle-innervating MNs has begun...

    Authors: Catarina Catela, Edgar Correa, Kailong Wen, Jihad Aburas, Laura Croci, G. Giacomo Consalez and Paschalis Kratsios
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:2
  30. Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is the consequence of an inherited autosomal dominant mutation which causes the early degeneration of intermediate cells of cochlear stria vascularis (SV) and profound hearing loss. P...

    Authors: Yi Du, Li-li Ren, Qing-qing Jiang, Xing-jian Liu, Fei Ji, Yue Zhang, Shuo-long Yuan, Zi-Ming Wu, Wei-Wei Guo and Shi-Ming Yang
    Citation: Neural Development 2019 14:1
  31. The dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN) of the mouse has become a model system for understanding thalamic circuit assembly. While the development of retinal projections to dLGN has been a topic of extensi...

    Authors: Guela Sokhadze, Tania A. Seabrook and William Guido
    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:27
  32. Cone and rod photoreceptors are two of the primary cell types affected in human retinal disease. Potential strategies to combat these diseases are the use of gene therapy to rescue compromised photoreceptors o...

    Authors: Nathalie Jean-Charles, Diego F. Buenaventura and Mark M. Emerson
    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:26
  33. Neural stem cells generate all of the neurons and glial cells in the central nervous system, both during development and in the adult to maintain homeostasis. In the Drosophila optic lobe, neuroepithelial cells p...

    Authors: Esteban G. Contreras, Boris Egger, Katrina S. Gold and Andrea H. Brand
    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:25
  34. Despite conserved developmental processes and organization of the vertebrate central nervous system, only some vertebrates including zebrafish can efficiently regenerate neural damage including after spinal co...

    Authors: Yona Goldshmit, Jean Kitty K. Y. Tang, Ashley L. Siegel, Phong D. Nguyen, Jan Kaslin, Peter D. Currie and Patricia R. Jusuf
    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:24
  35. Ex vivo, whole-mount explant culture of the rodent retina has proved to be a valuable approach for studying retinal development. In a limited number of recent studies, this method has been coupled to live fluo...

    Authors: Anthony P. Barrasso, Shang Wang, Xuefei Tong, Audrey E. Christiansen, Irina V. Larina and Ross A. Poché
    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:23
  36. Proper patterning of dendritic and axonal arbors is a critical step in the formation of functional neuronal circuits. Developing circuits rely on an array of molecular cues to shape arbor morphology, but the u...

    Authors: Rommel A. Santos, Ariel J. C. Fuertes, Ginger Short, Kevin C. Donohue, Hanjuan Shao, Julian Quintanilla, Parinaz Malakzadeh and Susana Cohen-Cory
    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:22
  37. Homeodomain (HD) transcription factor (TF) NKX2–1 critical for the regional specification of the medial ganglionic eminence (MGE) as well as promoting the GABAergic and cholinergic neuron fates via the inducti...

    Authors: Magnus Sandberg, Leila Taher, Jianxin Hu, Brian L. Black, Alex S. Nord and John L. R. Rubenstein
    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:21

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University of Oregon, USA
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Stanford University, USA
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Harvard University, USA

 

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