Bilateral representation in the deep cerebellar nuclei

  title={Bilateral representation in the deep cerebellar nuclei},
  author={Demetris S. Soteropoulos and Stuart N. Baker},
  journal={The Journal of Physiology},
The cerebellum is normally assumed to represent ipsilateral movements. We tested this by making microelectrode penetrations into the deep cerebellar nuclei (mainly nucleus interpositus) of monkeys trained to perform a reach and grasp task with either hand. Following weak single electrical stimuli, many sites produced clear bilateral facilitation of multiple forelimb muscles. The short onset latencies, which were similar for each side, suggested that at least some of the muscle responses were… 
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