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Author Sanes, Dan Harvey
Title Development of the nervous system [electronic resource] / by Dan Sanes, Thomas Reh, William Harris
Imprint Burlington, MA : Academic Press, ©2012
ISBN 9780080923208
0080923208
book jacket
Edition 3rd ed
Descript 1 online resource (xvi, 341 pages) : color illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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Development of the Nervous System presents a broad and basic treatment of the established and evolving principles of neural development as exemplified by key experiments and observations from past and recent times. The text is organized ontogenically. It begins with the emergence of the neural primordium and takes a chapter-by-chapter approach in succeeding events in neural development: patterning and growth of the nervous system, neuronal determination, axonal navigation and targeting, neuron survival and death, synapse formation and developmental plasticity. Finally, in the last chapter, with the construction phase nearing completion, we examine the emergence of behavior. This new edition reflects the complete modernization of the field that has been achieved through the intensive application of molecular, genetic, and cell biological approaches. It is richly illustrated with color photographs and original drawings. Combined with the clear and concise writing, the illustrations make this a book that is well suited to students approaching this intriguing field for the first time
Link Print version: Sanes, Dan Harvey. Development of the nervous system. 3rd ed. Burlington, MA : Academic Press, ©2012 9780123745392 (DLC) 2010041189 (OCoLC)667213240
Subject Developmental neurophysiology
Nervous System -- growth & development
Physiology
Natural history
Science
Electronic books
Alt Author Reh, Thomas A
Harris, William A. (William Anthony)
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