How neurons get their branching shapes

31 agosto 2015

For more than a hundred years, people have known that dendritic arbors — the projections that neurons use to receive information from other neurons — differ in size and shape depending on neuron type. Now, researchers have discovered a factor helps shape dendritic arbors. The work reveals how the protein centrosomin prevents dendrites from branching out.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150831112502.htm

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