Input to and Output from Lamina I Neurones in the Cat Spinal Cord

  • K.-D. Kniffki


Is there a dorsolateral nociceptive lamina I-spino-thalamo-cortical pathway? In recent years evidence has accumulated suggesting that the answer to this question might be yes. Since the functional and anatomical organization of the nociceptive spinothalamic system differs fundamentally in some aspects in the species so far investigated, this account will limit itself to the situation in the cat.


Receptive Field Comparative Neurology Medial Thalamus Lateral Thalamus Peristimulus Time Histogram 
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  • K.-D. Kniffki
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  1. 1.Physiologisches Institutder Universität WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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