Vibrissae

Known as: Hairs of vestibule of nose, Whisker, Set of hairs of vestibule of nose 
Stiff hairs projecting from the face around the nose of most mammals, acting as touch receptors.
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1938-2017
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Understanding cortical circuits will require mapping the connections between specific populations of neurons, as well as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The rhythmic motor activity of the vibrissae that rodents use for the tactile localization of objects provides a model system for… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Two-photon calcium imaging is a powerful means for monitoring the activity of distinct neurons in brain tissue in vivo. In the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We investigated the natural resonance properties and damping characteristics of rat macrovibrissae (whiskers). Isolated whiskers… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The rodent primary somatosensory cortex is spontaneously active in the form of locally synchronous membrane depolarizations (UP… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We investigated the transduction operation and function of the mystacial vibrissae, using a comparative morphological analysis… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
In mammalian development, the refinement of topographical projections from the thalamus to the cortex is thought to arise through… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Lymphoid enhancer factor 1 (LEF-1) is a sequence-specific DNA-binding protein that is expressed in pre-B and T lymphocytes of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The response properties of 123 trigeminal ganglion neurons were studied, using controlled whisker deflections in different… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Optical imaging of cortical activity offers several advantages over conventional electrophysiological and anatomical techniques… (More)
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