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Growth Cones

"Growth Cones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Bulbous enlargement of the growing tip of nerve axons and dendrites. They are crucial to neuronal development because of their pathfinding ability and their role in synaptogenesis.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Growth Cones" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Growth Cones" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2002 and 2006
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