Calcium and CREST for Healthy Dendrites

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Science  09 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5655, pp. 179-181
DOI: 10.1126/science.1093472

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Neuroscientists have long pondered how neurons form their elegant arbors of dendrites. In their Perspective, Jefferis et al. discuss new work that identifies a calcium-responsive transcription co-activator called CREST as a key player in dendrite formation during development ( Aizawa et al.).