Crucial first steps: the transcriptional control of neuron delamination

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A crucial event in the birth of a neuron is the detachment of its apical process from the neuroepithelium. In this issue of Neuron, Rousso et al. (2012) show that repression of N-cadherin by Foxp transcription factors disrupts apical adherens junctions and triggers neurogenesis.

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Journal Neuron
Volume 74
Issue number 2
Pages 209-211
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