Photoreceptor axons play hide and seek

Javier Morante, Claude Desplan

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Abstract

The outer photoreceptors of Drosophila project to their targets in an extremely intricate pattern. Prakash et al. in this issue show that homophilic adhesion via N-cadherins is an essential part of the axon guidance mechanism in this system. The new results suggest that axons respond to the level of N-cadherins, and not to any combinatorial cadherin code, as had been postulated previously.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)401-402
Number of pages2
JournalNature Neuroscience
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2005

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Photoreceptor axons play hide and seek. / Morante, Javier; Desplan, Claude.

In: Nature Neuroscience, Vol. 8, No. 4, 04.2005, p. 401-402.

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Morante, Javier ; Desplan, Claude. / Photoreceptor axons play hide and seek. In: Nature Neuroscience. 2005 ; Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 401-402.
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