Neural Migration

Pflieger Jean-Francois pfliegej at ERE.UMontreal.CA
Tue Dec 3 12:26:14 EST 1996


ulisses at berlin.snafu.de (ULISSES) writes:

>Can anybody explain what "neural migration" is?

When they became post-mitotic, the neurons and the glia must migrate from 
the ependymal layer to their future (mature) place/layer/lamina/nucleus. The 
same is true for the cells from the neural crest, which must find their 
final (mature) destination (by example: the presumptive spinal ganglia).
It's this changing of place, for neurons and glia, which is called neural 
migration.

				Jean-Francois		
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