Environmental Regulation of Neurotransmitter Phenotypic Expression in Sympathetic Neurons

  • John A. Kessler
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The development of cellular specialization within the nervous system requires precise mechanisms for regulating expression of diverse neurotransmitter phenotypes. Neuronal choice of transmitter does not depend solely on intrinsic cellular information, but is influenced by neuronal interactions with the environment.


Nerve Growth Factor Tyrosine Hydroxylase Sympathetic Neuron Nonneuronal Cell Tyrosine Hydroxylase Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John A. Kessler
    • 1
  1. 1.Albert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA

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