Genetic control of hippocampal neurogenesis
Department of Neurology, Programs in Neuroscience and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.
Genome Biology 2006, 7:207 doi:10.1186/gb-2006-7-3-207Published: 30 March 2006
Adult neurogenesis in the hippocampus is under complex genetic control. A recent comparative study of two inbred mouse strains using quantitative trait locus analysis has revealed that cell survival is most highly correlated with neurogenesis and identified candidate genes for further investigation.