Cortical Development

Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN-13 : 3540460063

Page : 181 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 063 voters

The cerebral neo cortex, unique to mammals, is regarded as the prerequisite for higher cognitive function and is the structure most closely associated with the idea of the "mind" . Expansion of mental capa city between mammals is most typically associated with an evolutionary increase in neocortical volume that culminates in the intricately folded configuration of sulci and gyri so charac teristic of the primate cerebral cortex. Yet, the basic unit structure and funda mental connectivity of cortex appears to have been preserved from the smooth cortex of the mouse or rat to the highly convoluted cortical mantle of the human that, if stretched out as a sheet, would be large enough to wrap the entire human brain multiple times. The basic similarity in structure and func tion has made it possible to conduct studies in the relatively simple cortices of rat or mouse and have the results pertain to the understanding of the primate, including human, cortex. The neo cortex is an intriguing structure for the study of cell differentiation. Its dozens of neuronal cell types and small handful of different glial types have their origin in a pseudostratified germinal epithelium lining the ventricular surface of the forebrain. In its mature form, neocortex is a six-Iayered struc ture; five of its layers contain multiple different but characteristic neuronal types with the sixth occupied by neuronal processes. Various glial cells are dis persed throughout all six layers.

More Books:

Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 181
Authors: Christine F. Hohmann
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The cerebral neo cortex, unique to mammals, is regarded as the prerequisite for higher cognitive function and is the structure most closely associated with the
Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Ryoichiro Kageyama
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-30 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book reviews recent progress in cortical development research, focusing on the mechanisms of neural stem cell regulation, neuronal diversity and connectivi
The Effects of 7.5 Tesla Magnetic Fields on Rat Cerebral Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Brian Douglas Steinke
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Gregory R. Bock
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-28 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

To understand the brain and its devastating diseases, we need to reveal the mechanisms that produce it and the ways in which it can constantly change throughout
Genetic Control of Neuronal Migrations in Human Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 114
Authors: Gundela Meyer
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-02-03 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The early steps in corticogenesis are decisive for the correct unfolding of neurogenesis, neuronal migration and differentiation under tight genetic control. In
Mechanisms of Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: David J. Price
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Monographs of the Physiologica

Evidence from several species describes processes at each stage of the development of the cortex. This single volume integrates cellular development and structu
In vivo Cell Biology of Cerebral Cortical Development and Its Related Neurological Disorders: Cellular Insights into Neurogenesis and Neuronal Migration
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Takeshi Kawauchi
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-21 - Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

The brain consists of a complex but precisely organized neural network, which provides the structural basis of higher order functions. Such a complex structure
Advances in Malformations of Cortical Development Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition
Language: en
Pages: 25
Authors:
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-26 - Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

Advances in Malformations of Cortical Development Research and Treatment / 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyPaperâ„¢ that delivers timely, authoritative, and intensiv
Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Christine F Hohmann
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-14 - Publisher:

Special Issue: Changing Concepts of Cortical Development
Language: en
Pages: 2
Authors: Arnold Kriegstein
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: