Development of Cingulate Cortex: Proteins, Neurons, and afferents

  • Michael W. Miller
  • Richard T. Robertson


During their development, neurons pass through various stages of ontogeny including neuronal proliferation, migration, differentiation, and death. Although the combined effects of the genetic and epigenetic factors shape the final neuronal product, the balance of these two factors apparently varies with the ontogenetic stage. For example, proliferating cells appear to be more affected by genetic factors than they are by epigenetic factors, whereas differentiating and dying neurons are more responsive to epigenetic factors.


Migration Dopamine Serotonin Neurol Catecholamine 


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