Chapter 9. The Neural Crest: Migrating from the Border

  1. Prof. Dr. Doris Wedlich
  1. Marianne Bronner-Fraser

Published Online: 9 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604669.ch9

Cell Migration in Development and Disease

Cell Migration in Development and Disease

How to Cite

Bronner-Fraser, M. (2004) The Neural Crest: Migrating from the Border, in Cell Migration in Development and Disease (ed D. Wedlich), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604669.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Karlsruhe, Institute of Zoology II, Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, CA 91011, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305872

Online ISBN: 9783527604661

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Keywords:

  • cell migration;
  • neural crest;
  • populations of neural crest cells;
  • rostrocaudal axis;
  • neural crest migration;
  • attraction and repulsion in neural crest cell guidance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Different Populations of Neural Crest Cells along the Rostrocaudal Axis

  • Both Intrinsic and Extrinsic Cues Influence Neural Crest Migration

  • Trunk and Hindbrain Neural Crest Migrate in a Segmental Fashion

  • Attraction and Repulsion in Neural Crest Cell Guidance

    • Extracellular Matrix and Adhesion Molecules

    • Eph Receptor/Ephrin Interactions

    • Chondroitin Sulfate and other Molecules may Inhibit Neural Crest Cells from the Perinotochordal Region

    • Erb4/Neuregulin

    • Slit/Robo Interactions

  • Conclusions

  • References