Axon pruning: C. elegans makes the cut

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Axon pruning has recently been described in the simple nervous system of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Generating excess processes and pruning may be a phylogenetically conserved feature reflecting a flexibility to modify neural circuits.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R796-R798
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 11 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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