NMDA receptors and plasticity in adult primate somatosensory cortex.

  title={NMDA receptors and plasticity in adult primate somatosensory cortex.},
  author={Preston E. Garraghty and Naser Muja},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  volume={367 2},
Topographic maps in adult primate somatosensory cortex are capable of dramatic reorganizations after peripheral nerve injuries. In the present experiments, we have deprived a circumscribed portion of the hand map in somatosensory cortex of our adult squirrel monkeys by transecting the median nerve to one hand, and evaluated the hypothesis that N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) glutamatergic receptors are necessary for the reorganization that follows within four weeks. In one monkey, we confirm… CONTINUE READING


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