Astrocytes. Development, Morphology, and Regional by Sergey Fedoroff

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1984). Such disruption of intercellular communication at early stages of development results in varying degrees of right/left asymmetry (65%), failure to form brain and eyes on both sides (19%), and in mild cases, formation of smaller brain and eyes on one side of the embryo. These examples indicate that throughout the development of the neural tube the epithelial cells undergo a sequence of changes which are prerequisite for subsequent neuronal and macroglial differentiation. B. Commitment of Neuroepithelial Cells A great deal of work has been done to determine when the various types of neurons are "born" and where their final "address" is.

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