BIO 365R lect 19 intro-to-cortex

BIO 365R lect 19 intro-to-cortex - Visual cortex Auditory...

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Unformatted text preview: Visual cortex Auditory cortex Motor cortex Somatosensory cortex Most of the cortex is association cortex Nissl Nissl Weigert Golgis reticular theory that the nervous system is a continuous syncytium where each axon fuses with other axons and thus the nervous system is in cytoplasmic continuity Cajals Neuron Doctrine that each nerve is an individual entity Cajals major conceptual achievements The neuron doctrine Theory of functional polarity: Input on dendrites and cell body Output transmitted by the axon 2 3 4 5 6 1 Nissl Nissl Weigert External granule Molecular layer External pyramidal Internal granule Internal pyramidal Multiform layer Histology of the primate visual cortex Cell types in the cortex projection cells pyramidal Excitatory (Glutamate) Long apical dendrite and number of basal dendrites Axon emerges from base of the cell body and enters the white matter local interneurons - stellate Many inhibitory (GABA) Short axon, do not leave the cortex Major inputs and outputs...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2009 for the course BIO 51340 taught by Professor Zakon during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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BIO 365R lect 19 intro-to-cortex - Visual cortex Auditory...

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