signal transduction in the growth cone

Rifle River jstream at
Fri Aug 18 09:28:57 EST 1995

In article
<Pine.A32.3.91j.950817163115.59297B-100000 at>, Lely
Chow <lelyc at> wrote:
> Would anybody out there be able to summarize the current status of what 
> is known about signal transduction in the growth cone?  As in during 
> processing of guidance cues???  Or maybe you could suggest some good 
> reviews or papers to look up.

Hi Lely, you should look at Progress in Brain Research vol. 103, 1994. 
They have one section devoted to axonal outgrowth and pathfinding.  One
article in paticular, by Letourneau, Snow and Gomez (p.85-98) has a nice
diagram on p. 87 that summarizes the role of calcium.

Also see

Signal Transduction by Integrin receptors for extracellular matrix:
cooperative processing of extracellular information. Curr Opin Cell Biol,
4:772-781, 1992

Cell Adhesion molecules, second messengers and axonal growth. Curr Opin
Neurobio, 2:595-601, 1992

I hope these help.

Rifle River
jstream at

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