A molecule that may be important for sorting presynaptic components into the developing axon is now revealed by a study using the genetic tools available in C. elegans.
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Whited, J., Garrity, P. Specifying axon identity with Syd-1. Nat Neurosci 5, 1107–1108 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1102-1107