Neuroplasticity in the cat’s visual system Origin, termination, expansion, and increased coupling of the retino-geniculo-middle suprasylvian visual pathway following early ablations of areas 17 and 18

@article{Payne1998NeuroplasticityIT,
  title={Neuroplasticity in the cat’s visual system Origin, termination, expansion, and increased coupling of the retino-geniculo-middle suprasylvian visual pathway following early ablations of areas 17 and 18},
  author={Bertram R. Payne and Stephen G. Lomber},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={121},
  pages={334-349}
}
We used anterograde and retrograde transsynaptic pathway tracing techniques to reveal the retinal origin and the cortical termination of the expanded retino-geniculo-middle suprasylvian (MS) cortex pathway in adult cats which sustained lesions of areas 17 and 18 on the day of birth (P1) or at 1 month of age (P28). Following anterograde transsynaptic transport of tritiated amino acids from the eye, four major results were obtained: (1) a strong and specific pathway from retina through dorsal… CONTINUE READING