A Primary Neuron Responds to Chemical Guidance Cues

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Submitted by J. Edward van Veen of the Gertler Lab at the Koch Institute

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J. Edward van Veen
Gertler Lab, Koch Institute
Deconvolution Micrograph

"My research focuses on the terminal morphogenesis of developing axons. This image shows a neuron that had been challenged with the chemorepellent, Slit2. I was, and still am, trying to understand how neurons of different genotypes respond to guidance cues."