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Brain DevelopmentNormal Processes and the Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine$
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Michael W. Miller

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195183139

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183139.001.0001

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Neural Crest and Developmental Exposure to Ethanol

Neural Crest and Developmental Exposure to Ethanol

(p.279) 17 Neural Crest and Developmental Exposure to Ethanol
Brain Development

Susan M. Smith

Katherine A. Debelak-Kragtorp

Oxford University Press

The realization that the developing neural crest is a target of ethanol dates back to the original descriptions of fetal alcohol syndrome. A key discovery was a characteristics facial dysmorphology that often, but not necessarily, accompanies the neurobehavioral and neurocognitive deficits. This chapter summarizes the literature on neural crest and ethanol, highlighting the issues that can benefit from further research.

Keywords:   neural crest, neurobehavioral deficits, ethanol

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