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Early development of the mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus.

Abstract:

The cells of the mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus (MTN) are the proprioceptive sensory neurons that innervate the jaw muscles. Interestingly, their evolution is generally thought to have been concomitant with that of the jaws. They are also the first born neurons of the mesencephalon, and their axons pioneer some of the major tracts within the brain. The cells of the MTN are also paradoxical in being the only group of intramedullary primary sensory neurons in amniotes. However, we know little...

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10.1002/dvdy.1197

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Journal:
Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists
Volume:
222
Issue:
3
Pages:
484-493
Publication date:
2001-11-05
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EISSN:
1097-0177
ISSN:
1058-8388
URN:
uuid:3748aeb1-cf4c-4e5b-8d8c-4f968fb8e89f
Source identifiers:
251907
Local pid:
pubs:251907

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