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Neural crest cells and motor axons in avians: Common and distinct migratory molecules.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20930560     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It has long been thought that the same molecules guide both trunk neural crest cells and motor axons as these cell types grow and extend to their target regions in developing embryos. There are common territories that are navigated by these cell types: both cells grow through the rostral portion of the somitic sclerotomes and avoid the caudal half of the sclerotomes. However, these cell types seem to use different molecules to guide them to their target regions. In this review, I will talk about the common and distinct methods of migration taken by trunk neural crest cells and motor axons as they grow and populate their target regions through chick embryos at the level of the trunk.
Authors:
Catherine E Krull
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cell adhesion & migration     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1933-6926     ISO Abbreviation:  Cell Adh Migr     Publication Date:    2010 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-18     Completed Date:  2011-06-21     Revised Date:  2013-07-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101469464     Medline TA:  Cell Adh Migr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  631-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Michigan, Biologic and Materials Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. krullc@umich.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdomen / embryology,  innervation
Animals
Axons / physiology*
Birds / embryology*
Cell Movement
Ephrins / metabolism
Motor Neurons / physiology*
Neural Crest / cytology*,  embryology
Semaphorins / metabolism
Thorax / embryology,  innervation
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Ephrins; 0/Semaphorins
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