An autoradiographic investigation of the subcortical visual system in chimpanzee.

@article{Tigges1977AnAI,
  title={An autoradiographic investigation of the subcortical visual system in chimpanzee.},
  author={Johannes Tigges and Jane Bos and Margarete Tigges},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  year={1977},
  volume={172 2},
  pages={367-80}
}
Based on one adult chimpanzee monocularly injected with radioactive proline, retinofugal fibers were found to terminate bilaterally in the suprachiasmatic, pregeniculate, lateral geniculate, olivary, pretectal and lateral terminal nuclei, and the superior colliculi; the existence of a dorsal terminal nucleus of the accessory optic system is in doubt. In the ipsilateral geniculate nucleus, the fibers terminate in layers 2, 3 and 5; in the contralateral nucleus, they end in layers 1, 4 and 6… CONTINUE READING