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Published October 29, 2009 | Accepted Version
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Guidance Receptors Find Their Places in the Axonal Order


In this issue of Neuron, Katsuki and colleagues show that cell-autonomous mechanisms divide Drosophila axons into proximal and distal compartments. Axon guidance receptors selectively localize to one compartment. A diffusion barrier exists near the compartment boundary, suggesting that it may have properties like those of the axon initial segment in mammalian neurons.

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© 2009 Elsevier Inc. Available online 28 October 2009.

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