Imaging of Cat Cerebellar Cortex Responses

  • F. P. Kolb
  • R. Lerch
  • G. Arnold


Purkinje cells (PCs) are the only output from the cerebellar cortex. They are activated via the climbing fiber (CF) and mossy fiber (MF) systems. With respect to the CF system both anatomical (Voogd 1969) and electrophysiological (Oscarsson 1969) studies leave no doubt that it is parasagittally organized. Thus, PCs oriented within a parasagittal strip are activated via CFs originating from the same group of cells in the inferior olive.


Cerebellar Cortex Mossy Fiber Inferior Olive Climbing Fiber Superficial Radial Nerve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. P. Kolb
    • 1
  • R. Lerch
  • G. Arnold
  1. 1.Physiologisches InstitutUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany

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