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Can J Neurol Sci. 1987 Feb;14(1):1-16.

Disorders of neuronal migration.

Abstract

Neuronal migration constitutes one of the major processes by which the central nervous system takes shape. Detailed knowledge about this important process now exists for different brain regions in rodent and monkey models as well as in the human. In the human, distinct genetic, chromosomal and environmental causes are known that affect neuronal migration, often in a morphologically distinct pattern, but the underlying pathological mechanisms are largely unknown. This review is intended to integrate our basic knowledge of the field with the accumulated intelligence on a large number of disorders and syndromes that represent the human part of the story.

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