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Salk Institute

Sharing the Road (2 of 2)

Caption: Without communication between motor and sensory axons, the sorting between the fascicles breaks down and instead of reaching for muscles, some motor neurons leave their lane, make a U-turn and head back toward the spinal cord.

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

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