[Neuroscience] Re: Spin out

mimo_545 at hotmail.com mimo_545 at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 12 18:12:31 EST 2006


jalegris at sympatico.ca wrote:
> Matt Menge wrote:
> > out" their axons.  Is this just a figure of speech or is there
> > something that actually spins?
>
> It's a figure of speech. Neurons don't spin unless you centrifuge them.
> Axons grow by an active process involving a "growth cone" at the
> developing tip.
>
Coriolis? if is an axon tubular? is it spirally twisted?just off hand
that form would be genetic wouldn't it?



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