Lipovsek M, Ledderose J, Butts T, Lafont T, Kiecker C, Wizenmann A, Graham A (2017) The emergence of mesencephalic trigeminal neurons. Neural Dev 12: 11

Our results suggest that the emergence of MTN neurons is an intrinsic property of the dorsal mesencephalon of gnathostomes, and that this population undergoes expansion, and maturation, along with the rest of the dorsal midbrain under the influence of FGF and WNT signalling.

Pubmed: 28637511