PSYC 370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Radial Glial Cell, Neural Tube Defect, Neural Tube

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Different kinds of blood cells: unipotent cells that can develop into only one type of cell. Inside of the neural tube become the ventricles and spinal canal: by 40 days, you can see the 3 swellings that will develop into the forebrain, midbrain and hindbrain. Neural migration: cells will now migrate to the appropriate location, still in their immature form, lack the axons and dendrites that characterize mature neurons, two factors will govern migration: time and location. Initially thought that the radial glial cells were only used for this movement support, but many actually develop into neurons themselves: some are pluripotent, others have specific fates. Psyc370: brain & behaviour ii: pioneer growth cones, first ones to travel along a route in a developing nervous system. If genetic programs for apoptosis are blocked, cancer can form. An extra limb) to an embryo before the period of synaptogenesis reduces the death of neurons into an area.

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