Normal and Abnormal Development of the Cortex

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Albert M. Galaburda, Yves Christen
Springer, Jan 1, 1997 - Science - 199 pages
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The contributions to this book, the seventh in the series, deal with cell proliferation prior to neuronal migration, cellular and molecular factors characteristic of neuronal migration, and with postmigrational neuronal and axonal plasticity. There is a section devoted to disorders of neuronal migration and plasticity and the genetics of some developmental disorders. Great strides have been made in this realitvely young branch of modern neuroscience.

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Contents

Cell Proliferation in Cortical Development
1
The Nature and Nurture of Cortical Development
25
Mechanisms of Neuronal Migration
57
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About the author (1997)

Albert M. Galaburda is Emily Fisher-Landau Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience) at Harvard Medical School.

Yves Christen is Vice-President of the Ipsen Foundation in Paris.

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