BM108 Block B Lecture 3

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The brain is composed of 3 main structural divisions, what are they called?
the cerebrum, the brainstem, and the cerebellum
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What key structures does a neuron have?
Cell body Axon Dendrite Synaptic terminals Synapse (spine) Soma
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What are BMPS?
Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMPs) are a group of signaling molecules that belongs to the Transforming Growth Factor-β (TGF-β) superfamily of proteins
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Name BMP inhibitors
Chorodin. Noggin. Follistantin.
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What is neural patterning?
Neural patterning is the biological process by which cells in the developing nervous system acquire distinct identities according to their specific spatial positions.
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What are the different types of patterning?
Rostrocaudal patterning. Dorsoventral patterning (Spinal cord development). Forebrain patterning
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