PMID: 8515883Apr 2, 1993Paper

Response diversity of pontine and deep cerebellar nuclear neurons to air puff stimulation of the eye in the alert cat

Neuroscience Letters
A GruartJ M Delgado-García

Abstract

The discharge of antidromically identified brainstem and cerebellar nuclear neurons involved in the corneal reflex was recorded in the alert cat during corneal air puffs. Eye movements were measured with the search coil technique. Recorded sensory, motor, reticular formation and cerebellar nuclear neurons showed a wide diversity in latencies and patterns of response to air puff stimulation. This diversity suggests that each part of the circuit may contribute different properties to information processing for the corneal reflex, for sustained eyelid closure and, possibly, for the classical conditioning of the nictitating membrane response.

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