Axon diversity of lamina I local-circuit neurons in the lumbar spinal cord (pages 2719–2741)
Peter Szucs, Liliana L. Luz, Raquel Pinho, Paulo Aguiar, Zsófia Antal, Sheena Y.X. Tiong, Andrew J. Todd and Boris V. Safronov
Article first published online: 19 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/cne.23311
By using an intact spinal cord preparation the authors describe axon architecture of lamina I local circuit neurons (red and green). Extensive local and long rostrocaudal axon branches suggest that information feeds toward deeper laminae as well as neighboring segments, providing an anatomical substrate for interlaminar and intersegmental processing in the dorsal horn.