Topography of the facial musculature within the facial (VII) motor nucleus of the neonatal rat

WGA-HRP, HRP and fluorescent tracers were used to determine the representation of the facial muscles in the facial motor nuclear complex (FMNC) of the newborn rat. Tracer injections of the superficial cervical and anterior mandibular portions of platysma, the orbicularis oculi muscle, the nasolabial musculature and the posterior auricular musculature… (More)