Molecular Mechanisms of Neural Development and Insights into Disease

Molecular Mechanisms of Neural Development and Insights into Disease

1st Edition - March 9, 2021

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  • Editor: Greg Bashaw
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128152829

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Neural Development and Disease, Volume 142 in the Current Topics in Developmental Biology series highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters by one or more members of an international board of authors. Sections in this new release cover The role of primary cilia in neural development and disease, Mechanisms of axon guidance receptor regulation and signaling, Synaptic recognition molecules in development and disease, The regulation of cortical neurogenesis, Axon guidance in the developing spinal cord, The role of astrocytes in synapse formation and maturation, Development of motor circuits, Molecular mechanisms that mediate dendrite morphogenesis, and more.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Current Topics in Developmental Biology series

Readership

Clinicians in the fields of endocrinology, rheumatology, orthopedics, pediatrics and dentistry; basic scientists in anatomy, cell and developmental biology; students and postdoctoral fellows who would like to enter these fields and make further discoveries as well as improve the treatment of major bone-related disorders

Table of Contents

  • 1. The regulation of cortical neurogenesis
    Ana Villalba, Magdalena Gotz, and Víctor Borrell
    2. Ontogeny of adult neural stem cells in the mammalian brain
    Allison M. Bond, Guo-li Ming, and Hongjun Song
    3. The essential role of primary cilia in cerebral cortical development and disorders
    Siling Liu, Mia X. Trupiano, Jeremy Simon, Jiami Guo, and E.S. Anton
    4. New insights into the molecular mechanisms of axon guidance receptor regulation and signaling
    Yixin Zang, Karina Chaudhari, and Greg J. Bashaw
    5. Dorsal commissural axon guidance in the developing spinal cord
    Sandy Alvarez, Supraja G. Varadarajan, and Samantha J. Butler
    6. Molecular mechanisms that mediate dendrite morphogenesis
    Julie L. Lefebvre
    7. Wiring subcortical image-forming centers: Topography, laminar targeting, and map alignment
    Kristy O. Johnson and Jason W. Triplett
    8. Synaptic recognition molecules in development and disease
    Dhrubajyoti Chowdhury, Katherine Watters, and Thomas Biederer
    9. Role of astrocytes in synapse formation and maturation
    Christabel X. Tan, Caley J. Burrus Lane, and Cagla Eroglu
    10. Development of motor circuits: From neuronal stem cells and neuronal diversity to motor circuit assembly
    Julia L. Meng and Ellie S. Heckscher
    11. The development of somatosensory neurons: Insights into pain and itch
    Suna L. Cranfill and Wenqin Luo
    12. Building the brain from scratch: Engineering region-specific brain organoids from human stem cells to study neural development and disease
    Fadi Jacob, Jordan G. Schnoll, Hongjun Song, and Guo-li Ming

Product details

  • No. of pages: 546
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: March 9, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128152829

About the Serial Volume Editor

Greg Bashaw

Greg J. Bashaw works at the University of Pennsylvania in PA, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

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