Neuronal remodeling on the evolutionary timescale

Ithai Rabinowitch*, William Schafer

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Despite its remarkable capacity to undergo change at timescales ranging from a fraction of a second to a lifetime, there are many aspects of the nervous system that can be modified only at the enormously longer evolutionary timescale. A new study in BMC Biology using nematodes illustrates such evolutionary neuronal remodeling.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number37
JournalJournal of Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


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