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A passport to neurotransmitter identity

Marten P Smidt* and J Peter H Burbach

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Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Genome Biology 2009, 10:229  doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-7-229

Published: 1 July 2009

Abstract

Comparison of a regulatory network that specifies dopaminergic neurons in Caenorhabditis elegans to the development of vertebrate dopamine systems in the mouse reveals a possible partial conservation of such a network.