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Spinal cord border cell

Name: Spinal cord border cell
Description: Neuron in the ventral horn of lower thoracic/upper lumbar levels in rat, cat and monkey, regarded as the origin of the ventral spinocerebellar tract[1]
Synonym(s): Spinal border cell, spinal border neuron
Has role: Principal neuron role
Super-category: Neuron
URL: SPRAGUE JM. Spinal border cells and their role in postural mechanism (Schiff-Sherrington phenomenon). J Neurophysiol. 1953 Sep;16(5):464-74
*Id: nlx_143585
PMID: PMID 5553374
Organism: cat, Monkey, Guinea pig, Rat[2]
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Soma Specific Properties

Cell Soma Size: Large soma[3]
Soma Location: thoracic spinal cord ventral horn, lumbar spinal cord ventral horn[1]

Dendrite Specific Properties

Branching type: multipolar[3]

Parts of Spinal cord border cell


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matsushita M & Yaginuma H (1989) Spinocerebellar projections from spinal border cells in the cat as studied by anterograde transport of wheat germ agglutinin-horseradish peroxidase. J Comp Neurol 288: 19-38 PubMed
  2. et al. PubMed
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tracey DJ et al. (1988) Spinocerebellar neurones in the guinea pig--a morphological study. Brain Res 453: 129-35 PubMed

Many of the axons of these cells cross twice; once in the spinal cord and once again at the level of the superior cerebellar peduncle. Thus, they project ipsilaterally ultimately.

Notes

This page uses this default form:Petilla_neuron

Contributors

Ccdbuser, Memartone



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Facts about Spinal cord border cellRDF feed
BranchingMetricsmultipolar  +
CellSomaSizeLarge soma  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefiningCitationSPRAGUE JM. Spinal border cells and their role in postural mechanism (Schiff-Sherrington phenomenon). J Neurophysiol. 1953 Sep;16(5):464-74  +
DefinitionNeuron in the ventral horn of lower thoracic/upper lumbar levels in rat, cat and monkey, regarded as the origin of the ventral spinocerebellar tract
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
Has rolePrincipal neuron role  +
Idnlx_143585  +
LabelSpinal cord border cell  +
Located inThoracic spinal cord ventral horn  +, and Lumbar spinal cord ventral horn  +
ModifiedDate2 August 2013  +
PMID5553374  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
SpeciesCat  +, Monkey  +, Guinea pig  +, and Rat  +
SuperCategoryNeuron  +
SynonymSpinal border cell  +, and spinal border neuron  +