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Brainstorms

Recognition Molecules Are Trailblazers for Axon Pathways

Stephen M. Stahl

Published: May 15, 1998

Article Abstract

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.


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