Development and Regeneration of the Nervous System

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This authoritative volume brings together chapters by international experts on key issues in developmental neurobiology. A central theme is the way in which current work on the trophic and cellular interactions that regulate the growth and guidance of regenerating nerves offers hope for the neurologically damaged patient.

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Overview

This authoritative volume brings together chapters by international experts on key issues in developmental neurobiology. A central theme is the way in which current work on the trophic and cellular interactions that regulate the growth and guidance of regenerating nerves offers hope for the neurologically damaged patient.

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The murine hox 3.3 gene - P L Coletta, S Shimeld, J P Clarke, C Chaudhuri and P T Sharpe; A possible role of hox 2 homeobox genes in instructive interactions during branchial crest development - P Hunt, D Wilkinson and R Krumlauf; Regeneration of axons in the optic nerve of adult browman-wyse (BW) mutant rat - M Berry, S Hall, L Rees and J P H Wyse; Overcoming the inability of the injured mammalian central nervous system axons to grow into their degenerating environment - M Scwartz, M Belkin, S Ben-Bassat, A Cohen, V Lavie, S Sivron and A Soloman; Polymeric matrices with functional groups for promoting tissue repair and axonal regeneration in the mammalian CNS - S Woerly; On retrograde signalling and molecular events associated with nerve damage and regeneration - G W Perry and G-S Perng; GFAP as a marker for astrocytes in normal and regenerating goldfish visual systems - S N Nona, C A Stafford, S A S Shehab and J R Cronly-Dillon; Glial/axional pattern formation in the fish optic nerve - J Scholes, A Maggs and A J Dowding; Adhesion molecules: links between genes and morphology - K L Crossin; Axonal pathfinding in the embryonic zebrafish brain - G W Wilson; Development of fibre order in the amphibian visual system - D J Gooday; The cytoskeleton and the mechanism of synaptic plasticity - E Fifkova and M Morales; Cellular memory in an invertebrate - P L Huddie, D L Alkon and D S Lester; The development and plasticity of corticocortical connections in the visual cortex - D J Price, D Caric and J M R Ferrer; Biosynthesis and expression of ependymins: potential candidates in neural plasticity and regeneration - W Hoffmann, A Konigstorfer and S Sterner; Glial cells in salamander brains before and after lesions - C Naujoks-Manteuffel.

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