Recognition Molecules Are Trailblazers for Axon Pathways

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Last month’s BRAINSTORMS feature reviewed the neurotrophic factors that regulate neuronal survival as well as the sprouting of axons to form new connections.1 Here we discuss the recognition/ guidance molecules that direct these sprouting axons along their journey within the brain to help them form connections with their targets of communication.

J Clin Psychiatry 1998;59(5):215-216