Gene Strategy in the Modulation of Synaptic Activity

  • A. Ferrús
  • S. Llamazares
  • F. Gaunitz
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 19)


When the genetic foundations of a cellular system are studied the most relevant question becomes, how to account for so much functional and structural diversity on the basis of so scant a genetic material. This problem seems to be more tangled the more sophisticated the cellular system is and often, the nervous system is used to illustrate a paramount example of biological complexity.


Cellular System Elemental Operation Genetic Language Strict Genetic Control Larval Neuromuscular Junction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ferrús
    • 1
  • S. Llamazares
    • 1
  • F. Gaunitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Cajal. C.S.I.CMadridSpain

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