Two distinct projection areas from tongue nerves in the frontal operculum of macaque monkeys as revealed with evoked potential mapping

@article{Ogawa1985TwoDP,
  title={Two distinct projection areas from tongue nerves in the frontal operculum of macaque monkeys as revealed with evoked potential mapping},
  author={Hisashi Ogawa and Shin-ichi Ito and Tomokiyo Nomura},
  journal={Neuroscience Research},
  year={1985},
  volume={2},
  pages={447-459}
}
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None of the authors' injections, including those into the representation of the tongue, labeled neurons in VPMpc, the thalamic taste nucleus, Thus, area 3b does not appear to be involved in processing taste information from theThalamus.
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Evidence is presented that the representations of the tongue also get information from the taste nucleus of the thalamus, VPMpc, and some or all of the currently defined somatosensory areas of cortex may be involved in processing gustatory, as well as tactile, Information from the tongue and thus have a role in the biologically important function of evaluating food in the mouth.
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