Long-range connectivity of mouse primary somatosensory barrel cortex.


The primary somatosensory barrel cortex processes tactile vibrissae information, allowing rodents to actively perceive spatial and textural features of their immediate surroundings. Each whisker on the snout is individually represented in the neocortex by an anatomically identifiable 'barrel' specified by the segregated termination zones of thalamocortical… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2010.07264.x