Neurophotonics applications to motor cortex research: A review

Benjamin A. Suter, Naoki Yamawaki, Katharine Borges, Xiaojian Li, Taro Kiritani, Bryan M. Hooks, Gordon M.G. Shepherd*

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Abstract

Neurophotonics methods offer powerful ways to access neuronal signals and circuits. We highlight recent advances and current themes in this area, emphasizing tools for mapping, monitoring, and manipulating excitatory projection neurons and their synaptic circuits in mouse motor cortex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number011008
JournalNeurophotonics
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2014

Keywords

  • corticospinal
  • mapping
  • motor cortex
  • optogenetics
  • pyramidal neuron

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Suter, B. A., Yamawaki, N., Borges, K., Li, X., Kiritani, T., Hooks, B. M., & Shepherd, G. M. G. (2014). Neurophotonics applications to motor cortex research: A review. Neurophotonics, 1(1), [011008]. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.NPh.1.1.011008