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Lack of regional specificity for connections formed between thalamus and cortex in coculture.

Abstract:

The mammalian cerebral cortex consists of many structurally and functionally specialized areas, with characteristic input from particular nuclei of the thalamus. Some localized external influence, such as the arrival of fibres from the appropriate thalamic nucleus before or around the time of birth, could trigger the emergence of committed cortical fields from an undifferentiated 'protocortex. The guidance of axons from each thalamic nucleus to its appropriate target area in the cortex could,...

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10.1038/351475a0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Journal:
Nature
Volume:
351
Issue:
6326
Pages:
475-477
Publication date:
1991-06-05
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
URN:
uuid:7d1558b6-b39c-4e0d-9f36-fdf1e58eea23
Source identifiers:
114055
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pubs:114055

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