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The anatomical and functional organization of the inferior parietal lobule was investigated in macaque monkeys by using anterograde and retrograde anatomical tracing techniques and single cell recording techniques in awake, behaving monkeys. The connections of areas 7a and 7b, and of two previously unexplored areas, the lateral intraparietal area (LIP) and(More)
The spatial interrelationship of neurons in area 7a in the inferior parietal lobule that project through the corpus callosum to the corresponding field in the contralateral hemisphere or to the ipsilateral prefrontal cortex has been analyzed in macaque monkeys by using double-labeling procedures with retrogradely transported fluorescent dyes. The(More)
The efferent projections of the deep cerebellar nuclei were studied and their fiber trajectories and thalamic termination zones described. The thalamic termination zones for the dentate, interposed and fastigial nuclei are identical and coincide with the cytoarchitectonically unique cell-sparse region of the ventral lateral complex. This region includes(More)
The thalamic relations of the caudal inferior parietal lobule and the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in monkeys have been investigated with both anterograde and retrograde neuroanatomical tracing techniques. The results of these experiments indicate that the medial pulvinar nucleus (Pul.m.) is the principal thalamic relay to the gyral surface of the caudal(More)
Neurons in the magnocellular nucleus of the caudal basal forebrain extend an axonal projection which arborizes within the reticular nucleus of the thalamus. The present study addresses the ultrastructure and neurochemistry of this projection in rats. Many labeled terminals are apparent within the thalamic reticular nucleus following Phaseolus vulgaris(More)
Patterns of termination of the cerebellothalamic pathway were investigated using anterograde tracing techniques. The thalamic projections from each of the deep cerebellar nuclei are topographically organized in two and possibly in three dimensions. First, the caudo-rostral cerebellar nuclear dimension is mapped onto the mediolateral dimension within the(More)
The incidence of aberrant innervation of the lateral geniculate nucleus by ascending somatic sensory axons was examined following injections of wheat germ agglutinin conjugated with horseradish peroxidase into the dorsal column nuclei of adult mice which were: (1) normal; (2) normal, but bilaterally enucleated on the day of birth; (3) normal, but received a(More)
We have studied the postnatal development of the major ascending afferents to the thalamus in postnatal rats using tetramethylbenzidine histochemistry following wheat germ agglutinin-conjugated horseradish peroxidase injections into either the dorsal column nuclei, the deep cerebellar nuclei, or the inferior colliculus. By the day of birth, the efferents(More)
The cytoarchitecture of the ventral lateral region of the primate thalamus has been appraised in the frontal, parasagittal and horizontal planes. A morphologically distinct region, possessing a sparse and diffuse distribution of large and small neurons is identified. The region includes several nuclei previously separately named by Olszewski. These are(More)