Evidence for ape and human specializations in geniculostriate projections from VGLUT2 immunohistochemistry.

Abstract

Vesicular glutamate transporters (VGLUTs) reuptake glutamate into synaptic vesicles at excitatory synapses. VGLUT2 is localized in the cortical terminals of neuronal somas located in the main sensory nuclei of the thalamus. Thus, immunolabeling of cortex with antibodies to VGLUT2 can reveal geniculostriate terminal distributions in species in which… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000341135

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