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*

*Corresponding author for this work

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4 Scopus citations


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
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2014


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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