Category Archives: neurodevelopment

Study shows that neurons modulate the growth of blood vessels.

It is known that the nervous system requires a specialized network of blood vessels for its development and survival.  How nerves attract blood vessels has been heavily debated, however, with several studies involving vascularization of the animal embryonic nervous system suggesting that the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is involved.  While these studies provide evidence for the physical proximity and

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