The Interscutularis Muscle Connectome

@article{Lu2009TheIM,
  title={The Interscutularis Muscle Connectome},
  author={Ju Lu and Juan Carlos Tapia and Olivia L White and Jeff William Lichtman},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={7}
}
The complete connectional map (connectome) of a neural circuit is essential for understanding its structure and function. Such maps have only been obtained in Caenorhabditis elegans. As an attempt at solving mammalian circuits, we reconstructed the connectomes of six interscutularis muscles from adult transgenic mice expressing fluorescent proteins in all motor axons. The reconstruction revealed several organizational principles of the neuromuscular circuit. First, the connectomes demonstrate… 

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