Beginnings of the Nervous System

  • Marcus Jacobson


This brief account is intended merely to serve as an introduction to the phases of neural development that follow primary neural induction. The subject of primary embryonic induction has been reviewed by Saxén and Toivonen (1962) and the classical studies have been dealt with magisterially by Spemann (1938).


Neural Tube Neural Crest Chick Embryo Neural Crest Cell Neural Plate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcus Jacobson
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  1. 1.The University of Utah College of MedicineSalt Lake CityUSA

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