MIT9_14S09_quiz05

MIT9_14S09_quiz05 - 4. Axon regeneration in the mature...

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Quiz 5 as Homework 1. When an axon is growing, membrane has to be added. Where is this done in the neuron, and how? 2. What are trk receptors? Write a short paragraph focusing on trkA, noting how it functions in development. You can use a web search or other sources, but use your own words to write a brief answer. 3. Describe an example of innervation-dependent neuronal survival.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Axon regeneration in the mature mammalian CNS does not generally occur without special treatments. Briefly describe two treatments that have been used successfully with small animals. MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 9.14 Brain Structure and Its Origins Spring 2009 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 9.07 taught by Professor Ruthrosenholtz during the Spring '04 term at MIT.

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