Figure 4: Self-organizing properties of neocortical neurons. | Nature Communications

Figure 4: Self-organizing properties of neocortical neurons.

From: Fate and freedom in developing neocortical circuits

Figure 4

The assembly of neurons into circuits may to some extent be independent of the spatial relationships between these neurons, due to the existence of conserved, location-independent molecular controls. Input neurons (in black) connect to intracortically projecting neurons (in green), which project to output neurons (in blue). A current limitation in testing this hypothesis is our generally limited ability to establish unambiguous correspondences in cell types across species/conditions. Reeler mouse, see ref. 74; L4 FEZF2 overexpression, see ref. 56.

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