Reorganization of Retino-Geniculate Connections After Retinal Lesions in the Adult Cat

  • U. Th. Eysel
  • F. Gonzalez-Aguilar
  • U. Mayer
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


Since the descriptions of reorganization in the spinal cord after dorsal root lesions (Liu and Chambers 1958; McCouch et al. 1958) various physiological and anatomical signs of lesion-induced neuronal plasticity have been observed in the central nervous system of the adult cat. (Studies in several subcortical systems are listed in Table 1.)


Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Retinal Lesion Dorsal Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Cell Partial Deafferentation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Th. Eysel
  • F. Gonzalez-Aguilar
  • U. Mayer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für PhysiologieUniversitätsklinikum EssenEssen 1Germany

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