Spinothalamic Tracts

Known as: Lemniscus spinalis, Tract, Spinothalamic, Tracts, Spinothalamic 
A bundle of NERVE FIBERS connecting each posterior horn of the spinal cord to the opposite side of the THALAMUS, carrying information about pain… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Itch is relieved by scratching, but the neural mechanisms that are responsible for this are unknown. Spinothalamic tract (STT… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Central neuropathic pain following lesions within the CNS, such as spinal cord injury, is one of the most excruciating types of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We found a class of lamina I spinothalamic tract (STT) neurons selectively excited by iontophoretic histamine. The responses of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
In order to determine whether spinothalamic neurons in the lumbar spinal cord of the rat process neurokinin-1 (substance P… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The descending, efferent projections of nucleus robustus archistriatalis were investigated in male zebra finches and greenfinches… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The role of excitatory amino acids (EAAs) in the excitation of monkey spinothalamic tract (STT) neurons following activation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Sensitization of the responses of dorsal horn neurons to mechanical stimulation may play a role in the generation of hyperalgesia… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
1. The contribution of activity in spinothalamic tract (STT) neurons to the pain and neurogenic hyperalgesia produced by an… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
The spinothalamic tract (STT) is made up of axons, originating from neurons in the spinal cord grey matter, which cross… (More)
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1989
1989
The cells of origin of the dorsolateral (DSTT) and the ventral (VSTT) spinothalamic tracts were studied in 11 monkeys. The… (More)
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