Hormones, neuroblasts and the adult insect


Shepherd, David (1994) Hormones, neuroblasts and the adult insect. BioEssays, 16, (7), 457-459. (doi: 10.1002/bies.950160703).

Download

Full text not available from this repository.

Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.950160703

Description/Abstract

Insect neurogenesis has been subjected to extensive study and as a result is regarded as being well understood. It is, therefore, all the more surprising when a fundamentally novel aspects of the process is uncovered. Until recently it was thought that the production of central neurons ceased before the emergence of the adult. Recently, however, Cayre et al. have shown that neurogenesis also occurs in the adult brain. Their studies also show that the rate at which adult neuroblasts divide is controlled by hormones, suggesting that hormones may play a more important role in regulating neurogenesis than previously suspected.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0265-9247 (print)
Related URLs:
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Biological Sciences
ePrint ID: 55931
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:38
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/55931

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item