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Editorial

Fighting animal rights terrorism p1195

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1195


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Book Review

Autism at the crossroads: determining the phenotype matters for neuroscience p1197

Tony Charman reviews Understanding Autism: from Basic Neuroscience to Treatment by S O Moldin & J L R Rubenstein

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1197


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News and Views

Keeping the memories flowing pp1199 - 1200

Gregory J Quirk & Ivan Vidal-Gonzalez

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1199

See also: Article by Paz et al.


Turning by asymmetric actin pp1201 - 1203

Guo-li Ming

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1201

See also: Article by Leung et al. | Article by Yao et al.


Hooking up new synapses pp1203 - 1204

Thomas Biederer

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1203

See also: Article by Kim et al.


Intercellular miscommunication in polyglutamine pathogenesis pp1205 - 1206

Christopher A Ross & Don W Cleveland

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1205

See also: Article by Custer et al.


Walk the line: parietal neurons respect category boundaries pp1207 - 1208

Vincent P Ferrera & Jack Grinband

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1207


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Introduction

Childhood developmental disorders p1209

Charvy Narain

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1209


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Sponsor's Foreword

A genetics pioneer focused on child health challenges p1211

Michael Katz

doi:10.1038/nn1006-1211


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Perspectives

From genes to behavior in developmental dyslexia pp1213 - 1217

Albert M Galaburda, Joseph LoTurco, Franck Ramus, R Holly Fitch & Glenn D Rosen

doi:10.1038/nn1772


Time to give up on a single explanation for autism pp1218 - 1220

Francesca Happé, Angelica Ronald & Robert Plomin

doi:10.1038/nn1770




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Brief Communications

Kinase activity of mutant LRRK2 mediates neuronal toxicity pp1231 - 1233

Wanli W Smith, Zhong Pei, Haibing Jiang, Valina L Dawson, Ted M Dawson & Christopher A Ross

doi:10.1038/nn1776


Local caspase activity directs engulfment of dendrites during pruning pp1234 - 1236

Darren W Williams, Shu Kondo, Agnieszka Krzyzanowska, Yasushi Hiromi & James W Truman

doi:10.1038/nn1774



Brain state and contrast sensitivity in the awake visual thalamus pp1240 - 1242

Monica Cano, Tatiana Bezdudnaya, Harvey A Swadlow & Jose-Manuel Alonso

doi:10.1038/nn1760



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Articles


Soluble adenylyl cyclase is required for netrin-1 signaling in nerve growth cones pp1257 - 1264

Karen Y Wu, Jonathan H Zippin, David R Huron, Margarita Kamenetsky, Ulrich Hengst, Jochen Buck, Lonny R Levin & Samie R Jaffrey

doi:10.1038/nn1767





NGL family PSD-95–interacting adhesion molecules regulate excitatory synapse formation pp1294 - 1301

Seho Kim, Alain Burette, Hye Sun Chung, Seok-Kyu Kwon, Jooyeon Woo, Hyun Woo Lee, Karam Kim, Hyun Kim, Richard J Weinberg & Eunjoon Kim

doi:10.1038/nn1763

See also: News and Views by Biederer


Bergmann glia expression of polyglutamine-expanded ataxin-7 produces neurodegeneration by impairing glutamate transport pp1302 - 1311

Sara K Custer, Gwenn A Garden, Nishi Gill, Udo Rueb, Randell T Libby, Christian Schultz, Stephan J Guyenet, Thomas Deller, Lesnick E Westrum, Bryce L Sopher & Albert R La Spada

doi:10.1038/nn1750

See also: News and Views by Ross & Cleveland




Functional alignment of feedback effects from visual cortex to thalamus pp1330 - 1336

Wei Wang, Helen E Jones, Ian M Andolina, Thomas E Salt & Adam M Sillito

doi:10.1038/nn1768



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