Glial (and neuronal) cells missing
Department of Neurobiology; Freeman Lab
Medical Subject Headings
Animals; Cell Differentiation; Drosophila; *Drosophila Proteins; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Neuroglia; Neurons
Neuroscience and Neurobiology
The Glial cells missing transcription factor is necessary and sufficient to induce glial-cell fates in the Drosophila embryonic nervous system. A study by Chotard et al. in this issue of Neuron reveals that this "master regulator" of glial cell fate specification is also required (gasp!) to generate neurons.
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Citation: Neuron. 2005 Oct 20;48(2):163-5. Link to article on publisher's site
Freeman, Marc R., "Glial (and neuronal) cells missing" (2005). Neurobiology Publications and Presentations. 70.