Cellular Migration and Formation of Axons and Dendrites,
Edition 2 Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience
Edited by Bin Chen, Kenneth Y. Kwan, John Rubenstein and Pasko Rakic

Publication Date: 30 May 2020

Cellular Migration and Formation of Neuronal Connections, Second Edition, the latest release in the Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience series, presents the latest information on the genetic, molecular and cellular mechanisms of neural development. This book provides a much-needed update that underscores the latest research in this rapidly evolving field, with new section editors discussing the technological advances that are enabling the pursuit of new research on brain development. This volume focuses on the formation of axons and dendrites and cellular migration.

Key Features

  • Features leading experts in various subfields as section editors and article authors
  • Presents articles that have been peer reviewed to ensure accuracy, thoroughness and scholarship
  • Includes coverage of mechanisms which regulate the formation of axons and dendrites and cellular migration
  • Covers neural activity, from cell-intrinsic maturation, to early correlated patterns of activity
About the author
Edited by Bin Chen, Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA; Kenneth Y. Kwan, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics and Research Assistant Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, University of Michigan, USA; John Rubenstein, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA and Pasko Rakic, Department of Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Table of Contents


1. Development of Neuronal Polarity In Vivo

Franck Polleux

2. Role of the Cytoskeleton and Membrane Trafficking in Axon–Dendrite Morphogenesis

Kevin C. Flynn and Frank Bradke

3. Axon Growth and Branching

Le Ma

4. Netrins and guidance

Marc Tessier-lavigne

5. Axon Guidance: Semaphorin/Neuropilin/Plexin Signaling

M.G.Verhagen & R.J. Pasterkamp

6. Ephrin/Eph Signaling in Axon Guidance

Artur Kania

7. Axon Guidance: Slit–Robo Signaling

Jean-François Cloutier

8. Nonconventional Axon Guidance Cues

Patricia T. Yam and Frederic Charron

9. Axon Regeneration

Roman Giger

10. Axon Maintenance and Degeneration

Zhigang He and Fan Wang

11. Dendrite Development: Invertebrates

Bing Ye

12. Dendritic Development: Vertebrates

Julie L. Lefebvre


13. Cell Polarity and Initiation of Neuronal Migration

Kanehiro Hayashi and Kazunori Nakajima

14. Nucleokinesis

Orly Reiner and Eyal Karzburn

15. Radial Migration in the Developing Cerebral Cortex

Stephen Noctor

16. Tangential Migration in the Forebrain

Carla G. Silva, Fanny Lepiemme and Laurent Nguyen

17. Migration in the Hippocampus

Samuel Pleasure

18. Hindbrain Tangential Migration

Constantino Sotelo and Alain Chedotal

19. Neuronal Migration in the Cerebellum

David Solecki

20. Neuronal Migration of Guidepost Cells and Brain Patterning

Sonia Garel

21. Adult Neuronal Migration

Kazunobu Sawamoto

22. Transcriptional and Post Transcriptional Mechanisms of Neuronal Migration

Mladen-Roko Rasin

23. Migration of Myelin-Forming Cells in the CNS

B. Zalc

24. Coordination of Different Modes of Neuronal Migration and Functional Organization of the Cerebral Cortex

Holden R. Higginbotham

25. The Impact of Different Modes of Neuronal Migration on Brain Evolution

Fernando Garcia-Moreno and Zoltan Molnar

26. Neuronal Migration Disorders

Joseph LoTurco and Jean-Bernard Manent

Book details
ISBN: 9780128144077
Page Count: 618
Retail Price : £196.00
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