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Title The role of the nucleus of the solitary tract in gustatory processing / edited by Robert M. Bradley
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xv, 158 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Frontiers in neuroscience
Frontiers in neuroscience (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Contents Front Cover; Table of Contents; Series Preface; Preface; Editor; List of Contributors; Chapter 1. Historical Perspectives; Chapter 2. Anatomy of the Rostral Nucleus of the Solitary Tract; Chapter 3. Neurotransmitters and Receptors Expressed by rNST Neurons; Chapter 4. Reflex Connections; Chapter 5. Neural Coding in the rNST; Chapter 6. Development and Plasticity of the Gustatory Portion of Nucleus of the Solitary Tract; Chapter 7. rNST Circuits; Index; Back Cover
Summary The nucleus of the solitary tract (NST) provides an essential brainstem relay for three cranial nerves, coordinating highly complex sensory information. This work is a reference on the NST devoted exclusively to gustatory processing. It documents the anatomy of the NST, and explores the properties of synaptic transmitters and neurons in the NST
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Solitary nucleus.
Solitary Nucleus
taste (senses)
MEDICAL -- Neuroscience.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology.
Solitary nucleus.
Form Electronic book
Author Bradley, Robert M. (Robert Martin), 1939-
ISBN 9781420005974