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Action of Putative Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators on Neurones in the Ventral Nucleus of the Trapezoid Body

  • Donald Robertson
  • Xueyong Wang

Abstract

Neurones of the ventral nucleus of the trapezoid body (VNTB) contribute variously to the ascending and descending auditory pathways (Winter et al., 1989; Warr & Beck, 1996; Spangler et al., 1987). By virtue of this connectivity, the VNTB has the potential to influence processing of auditory information in a variety of ways, either by contributing to processing at the brainstem level, or by altering the features of incoming afferent informa- tion at lower stages, even at the level of the organ of Corti.

Keywords

Inferior Colliculus Superior Olivary Complex Neuroactive Substance Trapezoid Body Ventral Nucleus 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald Robertson
    • 1
  • Xueyong Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.The Auditory Laboratory Department of PhysiologyThe University of Western AustraliaNedlandsAustralia

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