PMID: 107492Jan 1, 1979

Localization of neurons supplying the temporalis muscle in the rat and monkey

Neuroscience Letters
I B Yassin, S K Leong

Abstract

Following injection of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) solution into the rat and monkey temporalis muscle, a similar pattern of nuclear representation was found in the motor trigeminal nucleus. Labelled neurons were seen throughout the rostro-caudal extent of the ipsilateral motor trigeminal nucleus, in its dorsal, intermediate and ventral portions and its dorsomedial, ventromedial and ventrolateral corners. In addition to the motor trigeminal nucleus labelled neurons were also found in the ipsilateral trigeminal ganglion and mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus. The results were discussed.

References

Jan 1, 1978·The Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry : Official Journal of the Histochemistry Society·D L Rosene, M M Mesulam
Aug 1, 1977·The American Journal of Anatomy·V Limwongse, M DeSantis
Apr 1, 1966·The Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry : Official Journal of the Histochemistry Society·R C Graham, M J Karnovsky
Feb 1, 1949·The Journal of Comparative Neurology·J SZENTAGOTHAI

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