Oct 8, 1989

Anatomical mapping of the cerebellar nucleocortical projections in the rat: a retrograde labeling study

The Journal of Comparative Neurology
C Buisseret-Delmas, P Angaut

Abstract

An analysis of the cerebellar nucleocortical projections was made by means of retrograde cellular labeling with wheat germ agglutinin-horseradish peroxidase conjugate. Each of the main nuclear subregions appears to give rise to nucleocortical projections. The cortical distribution of the projections is referred to here in term of sagittal zones. Zones A, B, and C conform to the recent description in the rat (Buisseret-Delmas, '88a,b) on the basis of their olivocortical and corticonuclear projections. A corresponding description of zone D is given here. According to their distribution, three types of nucleocortical projections have been distinguished: 1) ipsilateral, reciprocal; 2) nonreciprocal; and 3) contralateral, symmetrical to the corticonuclear afferent. Reciprocal projections are strictly arranged in the sagittal direction, with the following zonal distribution. Zone A is subdivided into two subzones. Medial A zone receives its nuclear afferents from the medial aspect of the nucleus medialis (NM). The lateral A zone of the anterior lobe and lobule VI and that of the posterior lobe receive their reciprocal nuclear afferents from the ventrolateral NM and the dorsolateral protuberance, respectively. Zone B does not seem to ...Continue Reading

Mentioned in this Paper

Alpha-Peroxidase
Axonal Transport
Lobule
Projections and Predictions
Wheat Germ Agglutinin Isolectin 2
August Rats
Cell Nucleus
Structure of Cortex of Kidney
Ambidexterity
Cortical Cell Layer of the Cerebellum

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Bone Marrow Neoplasms

Bone Marrow Neoplasms are cancers that occur in the bone marrow. Discover the latest research on Bone Marrow Neoplasms here.

IGA Glomerulonephritis

IgA glomerulonephritis is a chronic form of glomerulonephritis characterized by deposits of predominantly Iimmunoglobin A in the mesangial area. Discover the latest research on IgA glomerulonephritis here.

Cryogenic Electron Microscopy

Cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) allows the determination of biological macromolecules and their assemblies at a near-atomic resolution. Here is the latest research.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

LRRK2 & Immunity During Infection

Mutations in the LRRK2 gene are a risk-factor for developing Parkinson’s disease. However, LRRK2 has been shown to function as a central regulator of vesicular trafficking, infection, immunity, and inflammation. Here is the latest research on the role of this kinase on immunity during infection.

Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS or APLS), is an autoimmune, hypercoagulable state caused by the presence of antibodies directed against phospholipids.

Meningococcal Myelitis

Meningococcal myelitis is characterized by inflammation and myelin damage to the meninges and spinal cord. Discover the latest research on meningococcal myelitis here.

Alzheimer's Disease: MS4A

Variants within membrane-spanning 4-domains subfamily A (MS4A) gene cluster have recently been implicated in Alzheimer's disease by recent genome-wide association studies. Here is the latest research.