Exploring the role of white matter connectivity in cortex maturation

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Friedrichs-Maeder, Cecilia L.; Griffa, Alessandra; Schneider, Juliane; Hüppi, Petra Susan; Truttmann, Anita; Hagmann, Patric;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: volume 12,issue 5issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177466, pmc: PMC5435226
  • Subject: Materials Physics | Magnetic Resonance Imaging | Research Article | Diagnostic Medicine | Microstructure | Anatomy | Relaxation (Physics) | Mathematical Models | Neural Networks | Diagnostic Radiology | Mathematical and Statistical Techniques | Neonates | Radiology and Imaging | Infant | Random Walk | Physical Sciences | Physics | Connectome | Relaxation Time | Gestational Age | Female | Brain Morphometry | Brain Mapping | Models | Biology and Life Sciences | Computer and Information Sciences | Materials Science | Neuroscience | Developmental Biology | Research and Analysis Methods | Medicine | Gray Matter/physiology | Newborn | Brain | Neuroimaging | Q | R | Premature | Imaging Techniques | Science | Brain/anatomy & histology/diagnostic imaging/growth & development | White Matter/physiology | Diffusion Tensor Imaging | Biological | Medicine and Health Sciences | Humans | Male
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The maturation of the cortical gray matter (GM) and white matter (WM) are described as sequential processes following multiple, but distinct rules. However, neither the mechanisms driving brain maturation processes, nor the relationship between GM and WM maturation are ... View more