Chapter 10. Sox Transcription Factors in Neural Development

  1. Prof. Dr. Gerald Thiel
  1. Michael Wegner and
  2. C. Claus Stolt

Published Online: 22 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608036.ch10

Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases

Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases

How to Cite

Wegner, M. and Stolt, C. C. (2005) Sox Transcription Factors in Neural Development, in Transcription Factors in the Nervous System: Development, Brain Function, and Diseases (ed G. Thiel), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608036.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Department of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Saarland Medical Center, Building 44, 66421 Homburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Fahrstrasse 17, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312856

Online ISBN: 9783527608034

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Keywords:

  • transcription factors;
  • neural development;
  • sox transcription factors in neural development;
  • sox proteins and neural competence;
  • sox proteins and neuroepithelial stem cell;
  • sox proteins and neural crest stem cell;
  • sox proteins in neural determination and lineage decisions;
  • sox proteins in glial differentiation;
  • sox proteins in neuronal differentiation;
  • sox proteins and their molecular mode of action

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • The Sox Family of Transcription Factors

  • Sox Proteins and Neural Competence

  • Sox Proteins and the Neuroepithelial Stem Cell

  • Sox Proteins and the Neural Crest Stem Cell

  • Sox Proteins in Neural Determination and Lineage Decisions

  • Sox Proteins in Glial Differentiation

  • Sox Proteins in Neuronal Differentiation

  • Sox Proteins and their Molecular Mode of Action

  • Conservation of Sox Protein Function in Nervous System Development

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations