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Axon growth and guidance in the brain

Discuss the various mechanisms used by the nervous system to guide axonal growth and the formation of synapses. Wherever possible refer to the experimental evidence and identify the key discoveries in this field.

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This solution includes a discussion of the mechanisms by which axons grow and are directed in the developing brain. Also included is the process by which synapses are formed. Specific mechanisms and structures are provided.

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