Peripheral nerve injury induces glial activation in primary motor cortex

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Julieta Troncoso; Julieta Troncoso; Efraín Buriticá; Efraín Buriticá;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience (issn: 1662-5102)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/conf.fncel.2015.35.00023/full, doi: 10.3389/conf.fncel.2015.35.00023
  • Subject: Microglia activation; astrogliosis | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | layer 5 pyramidal cells | Vibrissal primary motor cortex | RC321-571 | Facial nerve lesion | dendritic remodeling
    mesheuropmc: nervous system

Preliminary evidence suggests that peripheral facial nerve injuries are associated with sensorimotor cortex reorganization. We have characterized facial nerve lesion-induced structural changes in primary motor cortex layer 5 pyramidal neurons and their relationship with... View more
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