Monthly Archives: February 2008

Signaling at spinal cord boundaries; a Journal of Biology minireview

The central and peripheral nervous systems of vertebrates are partitioned at specific points within the spinal cord, ensuring that the cell bodies of neurons from each system are not mixed, while still allowing axons to be connected. Previous studies have identified a transient population of cells responsible for this partitioning, termed boundary cap cells. The… Read more »


Neural Development joins the Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium

We are pleased to announce that Neural Development has joined the Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium (NPRC), enabling the more efficient handling of peer review between several neuroscience journals.  The NPRC was instigated to reduce the time and effort involved in the peer review of original neuroscience research reports.  Under the new system, neuroscience journals with… Read more »