Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 78, Issue 5, pp 1221–1223 | Cite as

Cortical projections of the ventrolateral thalamic nucleus of the cat

  • Zh. Sh. Urgaliev
  • R. A. Durinyan


The distribution of cortical projections of the ventrolateral nucleus (n. VL) of the thalamus was investigated in cats anesthetized with chloralose. Projections of the ventromedial part of n. VL were shown to run chiefly into region 4γ of the motor cortex and to be organized in accordance with the somatotopical principle.

Key words

thalamus motor cortex ventrolateral thalamic nucleus 


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  • Zh. Sh. Urgaliev
  • R. A. Durinyan

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