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Motor cortex

motor cortex

area of the frontal lobe concerned with primary motor control. It lies anterior to the central sulcus.

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Re: nervous system crossover (hard question!)

... lens and then the information is sent to the brain upside down and the cortex interprets it right-side up. Similarly when the PNS relays information to the brain through the thalamus into the proper motor and sensory regions. The proprioception (the brains understanding of where ...

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by r10
Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:08 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: nervous system crossover (hard question!)
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Views: 12086

Brain cell transplants help repair neural damage

... with simulated but asymptomatic Parkinson's disease and previously in a motor cortex lesion model, provides a degree of brain protection and may be useful in repairing brain ...

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by twiuisei
Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain cell transplants help repair neural damage
Replies: 0
Views: 796

peripheral nervous system

... over something, the reflex controlling that something must close on the cortex - if it closes anywhere before that, you can't control it. For example, ... get screwed up along the way. So yeah, you are right in saying that motor neurons gain independence from voluntary control.

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by MrMistery
Sat Mar 21, 2009 12:01 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: peripheral nervous system
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Muscle Contraction: Strength

... factors affect more endurance than max-strength. neural components: -motor unit rate coding (frequency) -motor unit synchronization -inhibition ... think at stretch shortening cycle -drive to motoneurons from the motor cortex -various spinal cord connection plasticity, though to influence bilateral ...

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by Nad
Tue Jul 15, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Muscle Contraction: Strength
Replies: 4
Views: 19598

The Fiber Disease

... properties of freely suspended quasi two-dimesional model actin cortex on microfabricated three-dimensional pillar substrates Conical micropillars ... substrate to study the transport behavior of the processive molecular motor myosin V, mimicking the transport at the interface between the actin ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:01 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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