association neuron

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association neuron

[ə‚sō·sē′ā·shən ′nu̇‚rän]
(neuroscience)
A neuron, usually within the central nervous system, between sensory and motor neurons.
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We took advantage of the fact that transplanted interneurons can integrate remarkably well into new brain tissues, and that each interneuron can control thousands of excitatory neurons," said Palop.
The researchers hope to be able to create one type of interneuron at a time, which would make it easier to define the separate roles of each cell type and allow scientists to start the process of using these cells in clinical applications for people who are paralyzed.
To conclude, these studies indicate that MZ cortical interneuron migrate in all directions in the tangential plane of the cortex.
Recent works in the mouse barrel cortex have shown that different interneuron subtypes are correlated to animal behaviors in specific ways.
When transplanted into a strain of mice that does not reject human tissue, the human MGE-like cells survived within the rodent forebrain, integrated into the brain by forming connections with rodent nerve cells, and matured into specialized subtypes of interneurons.
In fast-developing mice, the human MGE-like cells still took seven to nine months to form interneuron subtypes that normally are present near birth.
In a knockout mice model for this gene this process is reverted (10); thereby, despite the interneuron radial and tangencial migrations are not affected directly, interneurons arrive to a wrong place because the cerebral cortex blades are inverted.
Just as plaintiffs and their attorneys are identified by name, so are American Home Products, Wyeth-Ayerst, Interneuron, and Fisons company officials.
Blair took the largest position in Interneuron based on ownership of more than 11 million shares and warrants.
However when V1 interneurons were removed, the team saw that flexor-extensor activity was still intact, leading them to suspect another type of cell was also involved in coordinating this aspect of movement.
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In this process, called retrograde signaling, the pyramidal cell does the equivalent of slipping its guardian interneuron some sleeping pills.