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Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neural circuit assembly

This thematic series, published in Neural Development, focuses on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of circuit assembly. It includes views from vertebrate and invertebrate model systems and covers a spectrum of topics from the development to the function of neuronal circuits.

Edited by: 

  • Julia A. Kaltschmidt, Stanford Neurosciences Institute
  • Thomas R. Clandinin, Stanford Neurosciences Institute 

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Guest Editors declares no competing interests.

  1. Content type: Review

    More than 30 years of studies into Drosophila melanogaster neurogenesis have revealed fundamental insights into our understanding of axon guidance mechanisms, neural differentiation, and early cell fate decisions...

    Authors: Matthew Q. Clark, Aref Arzan Zarin, Arnaldo Carreira-Rosario and Chris Q. Doe

    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:6

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  2. Content type: Review

    Brain function requires precise neural circuit assembly during development. Establishing a functional circuit involves multiple coordinated steps ranging from neural cell fate specification to proper matching ...

    Authors: Hongjie Li, S. Andrew Shuster, Jiefu Li and Liqun Luo

    Citation: Neural Development 2018 13:5

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