postcentral gyrus

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postcentral gyrus

[pōst′sen·trəl ′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
The cerebral convolution that lies immediately posterior to the central sulcus and extends from the longitudinal fissure above the posterior ramus of the lateral sulcus.
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Role of the primary somatosensory cortex in motor learning: An rTMS study.
A mass tissue containing the primary somatosensory cortex was then cut, separated from the brain, affixed with cyanoacrylate, and placed in a cutting chamber.
Stavrinou ML, Della Penna S, Pizzella V, Torquati K, Cianflone F, Franciotti R, Bezerianos A, Romani GL, Rossini PM (2007) Temporal dynamics of plastic changes in human primary somatosensory cortex after finger webbing.
Expansion of the cortical representation of a specific skin field in primary somatosensory cortex by intracortical microstimulation.
Transient suppression of ipsilateral primary somatosensory cortex during tactile finger stimulation.
Projections from the primary somatosensory cortex to basal ganglia and thalamus in the monkey.
Here I propose to directly study the consequence of NMDAR diversity in shaping integration properties of single neurons in primary somatosensory cortex (S1).
Wuhle A, Fahlbusch J and Braun C (2006): Effects of motor activity on the organisation of primary somatosensory cortex.

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