ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-020624-3
Pioneering work in vertebrate neural development
Stemple, D.L.
Date: 2002
Source: Developmental Cell 2(6): 687-688 (Journal)
Registered Authors: Stemple, Derek L.
Keywords: none
MeSH Terms:
  • Animals
  • Animals, Genetically Modified
  • Axons/physiology
  • Body Patterning
  • Cell Movement
  • Mutation
  • Nerve Growth Factors/metabolism
  • Nervous System/embryology*
  • Neural Crest/cytology
  • Neuroglia/physiology
  • Vertebrates/growth & development*
  • Zebrafish/embryology
  • Zebrafish/genetics
PubMed: 12062078 Full text @ Dev. Cell
Control of directional axon growth is fundamental to correct wiring in the nervous system, and glia are thought to play an important role. New work in the zebrafish lateral line shows that glia are not required for axonal pathfinding but are required for normal mature nerve organization.