Lineage Versus Environment as a Determinant of Neuronal Phenotype
How do neurons and glial cells acquire their distinct identities? What determines cell fate during neural development? What constraints are placed on the developing nervous system by genetic and environmental factors, and how do these two influences interact? The answers to these questions are essential to understanding how the highly ordered nervous system, characterized by extreme cellular diversity, develops from a seemingly homogeneous population of neuroectodermal cells.
KeywordsPhotoreceptor Cell Apical Surface Outer Nuclear Layer Neural Retina Inner Nuclear Layer
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