growth cone collapse


growth cone collapse
Loss of motile activity and cessation of advance by growth cones. There are now thought to be specific molecules that inhibit the motility of particular growth cones, and that are important in establishing correct pathways in developing nervous systems.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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