Nervous System Evolution

Sean Sweeney ss2 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jun 3 04:57:59 EST 1996


In article <4oohk3$nns at mozz.unh.edu>, eet at hopper.unh.edu (Eric) wrote:

> If anyone knows of any references that discuss the origins of nervous 
> tissue/nervous systems I would be much obliged.  Much of what I have 
> found focuses on the evolution of _mammalian_ nervous systems or some  
> such.  I am interested in the earliest structures.  Thanks ...

Try looking for recent work by Nick Strausfeld in Arizona. He's been
comparing structures in arthropod brains  (nearly ALL arthropods!),
especially mushroom bodies and the like.

Hope this helps

Sean



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