Cytoarchitectural characteristic of the frontal eye fields in macaque monkeys

The Journal of Comparative Neurology
G B StantonN T McMullen

Abstract

The cytoarchitecture of the prearcuate gyrus, including the region of the physiologically defined frontal eye fields (FEF), was studied in four macaque monkeys (Macaca fascicularis, M. mulatta) to determine if the FEF could be anatomically identified. Brain sections were stained with standard Nissl and, in some cases, myelin stains. Two nonstandard planes of section were used: one tangential to the prearcuate gyrus and the second normal to the most posterior bend of the prearcuate gyrus. The first plane of section was advantageous for studying the location of the FEF with reference to the entire medial-lateral extent of the gyrus and the second allowed good comparisons of the FEF to adjacent anterior and posterior cortical areas. Frontal plane sections through the prearcuate gyrus were also examined in 15 macaque monkeys for comparison with sections cut normal to the posterior bend of the gyrus and tangential to the gyrus. Intracortical microstimulation was performed in three monkeys. The FEF was defined as the area from which low-threshold (less than or equal to 50 microA) saccades could be evoked. The area extended about 10 mm along the anterior bank of the arcuate sulcus. Within the area, saccade amplitudes were represented ...Continue Reading

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