Normal and Abnormal Development of the Cortex by Albert M. GalaburdaNormal and Abnormal Development of the Cortex by Albert M. Galaburda

Normal and Abnormal Development of the Cortex

EditorAlbert M. Galaburda

Paperback | September 28, 2011

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The contributions to this book, the seventh in the series, deal with cell proliferation prior to neuronal migration, cellular and molecular factors characteristic of neuronal migration, and with postmigrational neuronal and axonal plasticity. There is a section devoted to disorders of neuronal migration and plasticity and the genetics of some developmental disorders. Great strides have been made in this realitvely young branch of modern neuroscience.
Title:Normal and Abnormal Development of the CortexFormat:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:September 28, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642645909

ISBN - 13:9783642645907

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Table of Contents

Cell Proliferation in Cortical Development.-The Nature and Nurture of Cortical Development.-Mechanisms of Neuronal Migration.-Finding a Role for Cajal-Retzius Cells in Cerebral Cortex Development.-Intra- and Extracellular Control of Neuronal Migration: Relevance to Cortical Malformations.-Exuberant Growth, Specificity, and Selection on the Differentiation of Cortical Axons.- What about Isocortex Can be Rewired and Reconfigured?.- Toxicity of Plasticity.- New Genetic Insights Into Cerebral Cortical Development, and other chapters.