The peripheral nervous system of the ascidian tadpole larva: Types of neurons and their synaptic networks

@article{Ryan2018ThePN,
  title={The peripheral nervous system of the ascidian tadpole larva: Types of neurons and their synaptic networks},
  author={Kerrianne Ryan and Zhiyuan Lu and Ian A. Meinertzhagen},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
  year={2018},
  volume={526},
  pages={583 - 608}
}
Physical and chemical cues from the environment are used to direct animal behavior through a complex network of connections originating in exteroceptors. In chordates, mechanosensory and chemosensory neurons of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) must signal to the motor circuits of the central nervous system (CNS) through a series of pathways that integrate and regulate the output to motor neurons (MN); ultimately these drive contraction of the tail and limb muscles. We used serial‐section… Expand
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