Transplantation of cricket sensory neurons to ectopic locations: arborizations and synaptic connections.


The cerci (abdominal sensory appendages) of crickets were transplanted to a leg stump after amputating the leg. Single identifiable cercal afferents were stained and found to regenerate into the host thoracic ganglia. A given neuron always arborizes in the same area of neuropil of the foreign ganglion and is distinctive in this property from other… (More)


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