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Screening for genes that control the wiring of the nervous system

Kenneth Lee

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Genome Biology 2001, 2:spotlight-20010402-02  doi:10.1186/gb-spotlight-20010402-02

Published: 2 April 2001

A genetic screen in Drosophila has identified 76 genes that, when misexpressed, lead to errors in axon pathfinding and synapse formation.