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Contact: Gina Kirchweger
Salk Institute

Sharing the road

Caption: Constant crosstalk between motor (shown in green) and sensory (shown in red) nerves ensures that the two different types of neurons join up after they emerge from the spinal cord but sort into separate fascicles containing either sensory or motor axons, but never both.

Credit: Images: Courtesy of Benjamin W. Gallarda and Shane E. Andrews, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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