Making Sense of the Sensory Lineage

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  13 Feb 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5660, pp. 966-968
DOI: 10.1126/science.1094732

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


Neural crest cells are multipotent stem cell-like precursors that give rise to many different cell types in the developing embryo. In her Perspective, Bronner-Fraser discusses new research ( Lee et al.) that identifies the Wnt signaling pathway as the developmental instruction directing neural crest cells to become sensory neurons.