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We have recently identified the B-RAF kinase signaling as a key player in embryonic axon growth signaling, and are testing B-RAF as a possible driver of regenerative growth.
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The reliable tracing of axonal connections is essential for any deeper understanding of nervous system function.
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The NCFCS, which include Leopard Syndrome, Noonan Syndrome and Neurofibromatosis type I, are linked to loss- and gain-of function mutations in the RAF signaling pathway.

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