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December 21

Posted by , on 21 December 2012

Today’s recommended paper is:

Protocadherins mediate dendritic self-avoidance in the mammalian nervous system.
Julie L. Lefebvre et al. (2012)
Nature 488, 517-521

Submitted by Seema Grewal:
“This paper shows that that Pcdhs in the mammalian nervous system provide the basis for neuronal recognition during dendritic self-avoidance, similar to the way in which Dscam isoforms control self-avoidence in fly neurons.”

From December 1 to 24 we are featuring Node readers’ favourite papers of the past year. Click the calendar in the side bar each day to see a new paper. To see all papers submitted so far, see the calendar archive.




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