volume 37, issue 4, P397-404 1995
DOI: 10.1016/0361-9230(95)00018-6
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Abstract: We demonstrated the convergence of information from the pharyngeal and laryngeal mucosa, transmitted by the glossopharyngeal nerve (GPN) and superior laryngeal nerve (SLN), in the nucleus of the tractus solitarius (NTS). First, the distribution of terminals of the GPN and SLN in the NTS was examined by an HPR tracing technique in cats, and the synapse formation of these neurons with NTS neurons was demonstrated by electron microscopy. The HRP-labeled SLN and GPN terminals were localized in a small area of the …

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