Chapter 8. Transcriptional Control of the Development of Central Serotonergic Neurons

  1. Prof. Dr. Gerald Thiel
  1. Zhou-Feng Chen1 and
  2. Yu-Qiang Ding2

Published Online: 22 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608036.ch8

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

Chen, Z.-F. and Ding, Y.-Q. (2005) Transcriptional Control of the Development of Central Serotonergic Neurons, 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.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Anesthesiology, Psychiatry, Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Washington University Pain Center, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Neural Development, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 320 Yue Yang Road, Shanghai 200031, China

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;
  • transcriptional control of development of central serotonergic neurons;
  • transcription factors in development of 5-HT neurons;
  • transcription factors expressed in 5-HT progenitor cells;
  • ventricular zone;
  • postmitotic 5-HT neurons;
  • relationship between Lmx1b and Pet1

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Transcription Factors in the Development of 5-HT Neurons

  • Transcription Factors Expressed in 5-HT Progenitor Cells

    • Nkx2.2

    • Mash1

  • Transcription Factors Expressed in the Ventricular Zone and Postmitotic 5-HT Neurons

    • Gata2 and Gata3

  • Transcription Factors Expressed in Postmitotic 5-HT Neurons

    • Lmx1b

    • Pet1

  • The Relationship between Lmx1b and Pet1

  • Conclusions

  • Abbreviations