Thalamic Networks for Relay and Modulation
- D. Minciacchi
- M. Molinari
- G. Macchi, Institute of Neurology, Laboratory of Experimental Neurology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
- E. Jones, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92717, USA
For experimental and clinical neuroscientists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and neuropsychiatrists.
- Published: December 1993
- Imprint: PERGAMON
- ISBN: 978-0-08-042274-9
Table of Contents
Section headings and selected papers. Evolution and Development. Parallel pathways and fiber size (I.T. Diamond). Thalamocortical-corticothalamic reciprocals and the evolutionary origin of medial geniculate (S.B. Frost, R.B. Masterton). Thalamus as a Relay. Sensory Systems. Dynamic gating of retinal transmission to the visual cortex by the lateral geniculate nucleus (S.M. Sherman). Parallel streams in the corticogeniculate pathway: intrinsic and extrinsic projections of neurons in layer VI of striate cortex (W.M. Usrey, D. Fitzpatrick). Parallel somatic sensory pathways through the rat thalamus (M.E. Diamond). Motor System. Input-output organization of the ventrolateral nucleus of the thalamus in the cerebello-thalamo-cortical system (Y. Shinoda et al.). Intralaminar System. The intralaminar system revisited (G. Macchi). Structural evidence in favour of a relay function for the anterior intralaminar nuclei (M. Molinari et al.). Different weights of subcortico-cortical projections upon primary sensory areas: the thalamic anterior intralaminar system (D. Minciacchi et al.). Chemical Identities of Thalamic Neurons. Cell-specific expression of a multifunctional protein kinase in primate thalamic relay neurons (E.G. Jones). Interspecies comparison of expression of GABA/benzodiazepine receptors and their subunits in the motor and limbic nuclei of the thalamus (K. Kultas-Ilinsky et al.). Networks for Modulation. Reticular Nucleus. Specific distribution of some "nonspecific" afferents upon individual thalamic reticular nucleus neurons (C. Asanuma). Thalamic Oscillations and Sleep. Cellular basis and neurotransmitter control of thalamic oscillation and sensory transmission (D.A. McCormick et al.). Intrinsic low-frequency oscillations of thalamocortical cells and their modulation by synaptic potentials (V. Crunelli et al.). Sleep oscillations in interacting thalamocortical networks (M. Steriade, D. Contreras).
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