Chapter 7. Comparative Analysis of Descending Supraspinal Projections in Amphibians

  1. Dr. Catherina G. Becker and
  2. Dr. Thomas Becker
  1. Agustín González1 and
  2. Hans J. ten Donkelaar2

Published Online: 5 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610365.ch7

Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration

Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration

How to Cite

González, A. and ten Donkelaar, H. J. (2006) Comparative Analysis of Descending Supraspinal Projections in Amphibians, in Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration (eds C. G. Becker and T. Becker), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610365.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Neuroscience Research, University of Edinburgh, Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1QH, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departamento de Biología Celular, Facultad de Biología, Universidad Complutense, Calle José Antonio Novais 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Nijmegen, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315048

Online ISBN: 9783527610365

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Keywords:

  • comparative analysis of descending supraspinal projections in amphibians;
  • development of descending pathways;
  • spinal cord in amphibians;
  • spinal cord in X. laevis;
  • regeneration of descending supraspinal pathways in amphibians

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Pattern of Descending Pathways to the Spinal Cord in Amphibians

    • Anurans

    • Urodeles

    • Gymnophionans

    • Comparative Aspects of Brainstem-Spinal Descending Pathways

  • Development of Descending Pathways to the Spinal Cord in X. laevis

  • Chemically Characterized Descending Pathways

    • Catecholaminergic Pathways

    • Serotoninergic Pathways

    • Cholinergic Pathways

    • Nitrergic Pathways

    • Calbindin-D28k/Calretinin-Containing Pathways

  • Regeneration of Descending Supraspinal Pathways in Amphibians