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Neurodevelopment: Regeneration switch is a gas

Nitric oxide gas has now been found to act as a switch during developmental remodelling of axonal projections from neurons: high gas levels promote the degeneration of unwanted axons and low levels support subsequent regrowth.

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  1. Takeshi Awasaki is in the Department of Biology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8611, Japan.

    • Takeshi Awasaki
  2. Kei Ito is at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, University of Tokyo, Yayoi, Tokyo 113-0032, Japan.

    • Kei Ito

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