Optic Chiasms

Known as: Chiasm, Optic, Chiasma Opticums, Optic Decussations 
The X-shaped structure formed by the meeting of the two optic nerves. At the optic chiasm the fibers from the medial part of each retina cross to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
During development, the axons of retinal ganglion cell (RGC) neurons must decide whether to cross or avoid the midline at the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
MRI tractography is the mapping of neural fiber pathways based on diffusion MRI of tissue diffusion anisotropy. Tractography… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In animals with binocular vision, retinal ganglion cell (RGC) axons either cross or avoid the midline at the optic chiasm. Here… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A new model for grass functional genomics is described based on Brachypodium distachyon, which in the evolution of the Pooideae… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The ventral midline of the nervous system is an important choice point at which growing axons decide whether to cross and project… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In Xenopus tadpoles, all retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) send axons contralaterally across the optic chiasm. At metamorphosis, a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
During gestation, the paired box-containing gene Pax2 is expressed in the mid-hindbrain area, developing eye and inner ear. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
To study how retinal ganglion cell axons diverge in the optic chiasm, the behavior of dye-labeled fibers was monitored in real… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Over a 24-year period, optic gliomas were found in 29 children, 16 of whom had neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1). These 16 children… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
In the developing mammalian visual system, retinal fibers grow through the optic chiasm, where one population crosses to the… (More)
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