Drosophila Eye Development pp 205-218

Part of the Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation book series (RESULTS, volume 37)

The Establishment of Retinal Connectivity

  • Ulrike Gaul


This chapter describes the developmental, cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in establishing neural connectivity in the adult Drosophila visual system. It concerns itself primarily with the projections of photoreceptor axons into the optic lobe, with an emphasis on the more recent literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrike Gaul
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Developmental NeurogeneticsRockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

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