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Brain function in utero unique to the developing fetus

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 October 2008

Takashi Koyanagi*
Maternity and Perinatal Care Unit, Kyushu University Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
Junichi Nabekura
Department of Physiology, Akita University School of Medicine,Akita, Japan
Hitoo Nakano
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Kyushu UniversityFukuoka, Japan
Takashi Koyanagi, Associate professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, 60 Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashiku, Fukuoka 812, Japan.


Behaviour originally depends on precise and specific interconnections between nerve cells. The nervous system itself develops in a series of appropriately timed steps with a temporal sequence characteristic of each neural structure.

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