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Figure 7

From: The dynamics of growth cone morphology

Figure 7

Similar modes and oscillations are seen during chemotaxis. (a) Example of growth cone moving in response to gradient produced from a pipette (p). Scale bar: 40 ┬Ám. (b) Chemotactic sensitivity curves (final turning angle after 60 min of growth) for both attractive and repulsive conditions. (c) Significant modes for pipette assay movies. The two M (mixed) modes from Figure 1c have now separated more clearly into R (reflective) and S (symmetric) modes, but otherwise the mode shapes, and their variance explained, are very similar to the in vitro (no gradient) dataset. (d) Oscillations in a representative pipette movie. NGF, nerve growth factor; SD, standard deviation.

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