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Curr Biol. 2004 Jan 6;14(1):R19-21.

Axon guidance: morphogens show the way.

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Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Bohr-Gasse 7, A-1030, Vienna, Austria. schnorrer@nt.imp.univie.ac.at

Abstract

Hedgehog and Wnt family proteins can act as classic developmental morphogens to pattern a field of nai;ve cells. Surprising new studies show that members of these same protein families also act as guidance cues for growing axons in the developing nervous system.

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