publication . Article . Other literature type . 1989

architecture and intrinsic connections of the prefrontal cortex in the rhesus monkey

Barbas, H.; Pandya, D. N.;
  • Published: 15 Aug 1989 Journal: The Journal of Comparative Neurology, volume 286, pages 353-375 (issn: 0021-9967, eissn: 1096-9861, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
An investigation of the architectonic organization and intrinsic connections of the prefrontal cortex was conducted in rhesus monkeys. Cytoarchitectonic analysis indicates that in the prefrontal cortex there are two trends of gradual change in laminar characteristics that can be traced from limbic periallocortex towards isocortical areas. The stepwise change in laminar features is characterized by the emergence and gradual increase in the width of granular layer IV, by an increase in the size of pyramidal cells in layers III and V, and by a higher cell-packing density in the supragranular layers. Myeloarchitectonic analysis reveals that the limbic areas are poor...
free text keywords: Neuroscience, Granular layer, Dorsum, Prefrontal cortex, Corpus callosum, Cerebral cortex, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Biology, Projection system, Isocortices, Frontal lobe, Anatomy
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