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Brain function in utero unique to the developing fetus

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 October 2008

Takashi Koyanagi*
Affiliation:
Maternity and Perinatal Care Unit, Kyushu University Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
Junichi Nabekura
Affiliation:
Department of Physiology, Akita University School of Medicine,Akita, Japan
Hitoo Nakano
Affiliation:
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.

Extract

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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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995

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