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Elimination of synapses in the developing nervous system

Science  10 Oct 1980:
Vol. 210, Issue 4466, pp. 153-157
DOI: 10.1126/science.7414326

Abstract

Reduction of the number of axons that contact target cells may be a general feature of neural development. This process may underlie the progressively restricted malleability of the maturing nervous system.

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