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Building neuronal roads

Axon assemblies pave way for drug discovery

By John Fox
Staff Writer

Friday, November 10, 2017

The creation of a new microdevice that allows generation of three-dimensional (3-D) axonal structures from human stem cell-derived neurons should facilitate future studies on axon development and allow drug screening for diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study has found.

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