This article discribes Marshall Nirenberg's work at NIH with the biochemical genetics team. Using model systems for the
study of synaptogenesis, the experiments described in the article use clonal lines of hybrid cells from chick embryo retina
and spinal cords to demonstrate the different impacts of developmental conditions on survival of synapses and growth of new
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Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Thompson, Jeffrey M.
Eisenbarth, George S.
Walsh, Frank S.
Kenimer, James G.
Sabol, Steven L.
Periodical: Nirenberg, Marshall W., S. Wilson, Haruhiro Higashida, Jeffrey M. Thompson, George S. Eisenbarth, Frank S. Walsh, Andrej Rotter,
James G. Kenimer, and Steven L. Sabol. "Synapse Plasticity." Pontificiae Academiae Scientiarvm Scripta Varia 45, (1980):
124-127. Article. 6 Images.
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