Scientists have identified a gene in the cerebral cortex that apparently controls the developmental clock of embryonic nerve cells, a finding that could open another door to tissue replacement therapy in the central nervous system.
Foxg1 Suppresses Early Cortical Cell Fate
Carina Hanashima, Suzanne C. Li, Lijian Shen, Eseng Lai, and Gord Fishell
Science Jan 2 2004: 56-59.
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