Elimination of synapses in the developing nervous system.

Published

Journal Article

Reduction of the number of axons that contact target cells may be a general feature of neural development. This process may underlie the progressively restricted malleability of the maturing nervous system.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Purves, D; Lichtman, JW

Published Date

  • October 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 210 / 4466

Start / End Page

  • 153 - 157

PubMed ID

  • 7414326

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7414326

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1095-9203

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0036-8075

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1126/science.7414326

Language

  • eng