Brain Stem Afferents Bilaterally Branching to the Cat Cerebellar Hemispheres

  • A. Rosina
  • L. Provini
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Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


It was recently observed (Rosina and Provini 1981) that basilar pontine nuclei (PN) projections to the cat cerebellar hemisphere are more bilateral than previously described. Subsequent work on animals with chronic mid-sagittal section of the cerebellum has shown that this bilaterality can be accounted for by divergent axon collaterals of individual PN neurons, given off at intracerebellar level (Rosina et al. 1980).


Cerebellar Hemisphere Pontine Nucleus Fluorescent Tracer Nucleus Reticularis Tegmenti Pontis Bimanual Coordination Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Rosina
  • L. Provini
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisiologia dei Centri NervosiCNRMilanoItaly

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