Neuroscience 6e Chapter 22 Outline

Early Brain Development

Overview

Formation of the Nervous System: Gastrulation and Neurulation

BOX 22A Stem Cells: Promise and Peril

Formation of the Major Brain Subdivisions

The Molecular Basis of Neural Induction

Stem Cells

Integrated Inductive Signals Establish Neuron Identity

Initial Differentiation of Neurons and Glia

Molecular Regulation of Neurogenesis

Generation of Neuronal Diversity

Molecular and Genetic Disruptions of Early Neural Development

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Inductive Signals and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Neuronal Migration in the Peripheral Nervous System

Neuronal Migration in the Central Nervous System

Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Migration and Cortical Migration Disorders

Cranial Placodes: The Critical Connection between the Brain and the Outside World