Metamorphosis of the abdominal ganglia of the tobacco hornworm,Manduca sexta

@article{Taylor1974MetamorphosisOT,
  title={Metamorphosis of the abdominal ganglia of the tobacco hornworm,Manduca sexta},
  author={Hugh Madison Taylor and James William Truman},
  journal={Journal of comparative physiology},
  year={1974},
  volume={90},
  pages={367-388}
}
Summary1.Motor neurons in the fourth abdominal ganglion were identified by diffusing cobalt into the ganglion through the cut ends of the peripheral nerves.2.The ganglion from the last instar larva had a total of 74 motor neurons. These were divided into 10 groups which were characterized by the position of the cell body in the ganglion and the root through which the axon travelled to the periphery.3.In the transition to the pupal stage, 12 larval neurons were lost and 8 new motor neurons… CONTINUE READING

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