Gene function in glial-neuronal interactions


Neurons and glial cells constitute the major components of the nervous system. Although they display distinct roles, their continuous interactions are the gage for appropriate development and function of such a complex tissue. For this reason, the more we will understand the molecular and cellular bases of neuron-glia interactions, the more we will be able to unravel the complex processes underlying the differentiation, the function and the survival of these two cell types.


Glial Cell Neuronal Signaling Floor Plate Commissural Axon Morphogenetic Furrow 
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Anterior margin


Basic helix-loop-helix


Bone morphogenetic proteins


Central nervous system


Contralateral axon


Drosophila EGF receptor


Dorsal root ganglion


Early growth factor


Early growth factor receptor


Glide-binding site


Glial fibrillary acidic protein


Green fluorescent protein


Glia cell deficient\ Glia cell missing




Ipsilateral axon


Longitudinal glia


Myelin associated glycoprotein


MAP kinase


Morphogenetic furrow


Midline glia

Notch 1 IC

Notch 1 intracellular domain






Oligodendrocyte myelin glycoprotein


Oligodendrocyte precursors


p75 neurotrophin receptor


domain Motor neuron progenitor domain


Peripheral nervous system




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  1. 1.Institut de Génétique et Biologie Moléculaire et CellulaireIGBMC/CNRS/ULP/INSERMIllkirch, c.u. de StrasbourgFrance

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