Orientational influences of layer V of visual area 18 upon cells in layer V of area 17 in the cat cortex

@article{Alonso1993OrientationalIO,
  title={Orientational influences of layer V of visual area 18 upon cells in layer V of area 17 in the cat cortex},
  author={Jose-Manuel Alonso and Javier Cudeiro and Rogelio Perez and Francisco Torres Gonz{\'a}lez and Carlos Acu{\~n}a},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={1993},
  volume={96},
  pages={212-220}
}
We examined the orientation tuning curves of 86 cells located in layer V of area 17, before, during, and after focal blockade of a small (300-μm diameter) region of near-retinotopic register in layer V of area 18 of quantitatively established orientation preference. Such focal blockade revealed three distinct populations of area 17 layer V cells-cells with decreased responses to stimuli of some orientations (21%), cells with increased responses to stimuli of some orientations (43%), and cells… CONTINUE READING