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Brain development

The neuron family tree remodelled

The discovery of different classes of neuronal progenitor cell, destined to give rise to neurons in specific layers of the cerebral cortex, could presage the revision of a 50-year-old model of brain development.

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Figure 1: Adding layers of complexity to the brain.

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Marín, O. The neuron family tree remodelled. Nature 490, 185–186 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/490185a

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