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Sensitive timing of undifferentiation in oligodendrocyte progenitor cells and their enhanced maturation in primary visual cortex of binocularly enucleated mice

Visual deprivation-dependent modulation of OPCs in the mouse primary visual cortex has yet to be demonstrated. We found that undifferentiated OPCs in a reversible G0/G1 state were remarkably divided throughout the cortex on day 25, and binocular enucleation began shortly after eye opening, raising maturing oligodendrocyte lineage cells in the lower lamina. In the BE-induced undifferentiation process, Experiments using the sonic hedgehog signaling inhibitor cyclopamine in vivo showed that the Shh signaling pathway was involved in the BE-induced undifferentiation process. In the enucleated mice, the undifferentiated OPCs became predominantly quiescent cells, becoming mainly quiescent cells in control mice, before changing the symmetry and forming quiescent cells. More mature OLs were found in the cortex's bottom layer at P50, BE, via symmetric and asymmetric modes of cell segregation, resulting in more dense mature OLs.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257395


From Cell Types to an Integrated Understanding of Brain Evolution: The Case of the Cerebral Cortex

Neuron types are not only functional units of nervous systems but also evolutionary units because their identities are encoded in the genome. This research shows how comparing neuron types across species helps to reconcile findings on neural growth, neuroanatomy, circuit wiring, and physiology for an integrated understanding of brain evolution.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-cellbio-120319-112654


Kukoamine B from Lycii Radicis Cortex Protects Human Keratinocyte HaCaT Cells through Covalent Modification by Trans-2-Nonenal

The protective effects of a Lyci Radicis Cortex extract against trans-2-nonenal-induced cell damage on human keratinocyte cell lines was investigated in this study. This mixture was incubated in simulated physiological conditions, resulting in a dramatic reduction in the amount of trans-2-nonenal by the LRC extract, leading to a significant decrease in the amount of trans-2-nonenal by the LRC extract. According to a Subsequent LC-ESI-MS report, kukoamine B produced Schiff base-derived pyridinium adducts with trans-2-nonenal.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/plants12010163


Analysis of neuronal cell death in the cerebral cortex of H-Tx rats with compensated hydrocephalus

Object Many cases of compensatory hydrocephalus have been documented in which cognitive deficiency progresses despite the absence of progressive ventricular dilation. The differentially expressed genes in compensated hydrocephalic H-Tx rat cortices were discovered in this research. Methods Using Canonical Pathology Analysis The cerebral cortices of 8-week-old H-Tx rats with spontaneously arrested hydrocephalus and nonhydrocephalic H-Tx control rats were subjected to cDNA microarray analysis and canonical pathway analysis. A rise in phosphorylated tau expression in the cerebral cortex neurons of the hH-Tx rats' cerebral cortex neurons was shown by an immunohistological and immunoblot study. Conclusions The accumulation of phosphorylated tau protein in the cerebral cortex may be one of the mechanisms by which later cognitive impairment in patients with compensated hydrocephalus develops later. The accumulation of phosphorylated tau in the cortex may help anticipate which patients will decompensate, thus requiring more aggressive treatment for compensated hydrocephalus.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/ped-08/01/068


Purkinje cell outputs selectively inhibit a subset of unipolar brush cells in the input layer of the cerebellar cortex

Both Unipolar forest cells and Purkinje cell synapses produced by axon collaterals in the granular layer are both rich in areas that control balance and eye mobility. PCs inhibit approximately 29% of mGluR1-expressing UBCs by stimulating GABA A receptors and limiting nearly all mGluR1-expressing UBCs by activating GABA B receptors. PC output can be controlled in a variety of ways by varying aspects of the cerebellar cortex, from PC to UBC synapses.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.7554/elife.68802


Cerebellar Cortex, Purkinje Cell Layer

Using the Nissl data found in the Allen Reference Atlas, the structure's location and morphological characteristics in the mouse brain can be described. For the purpose of extracting regionally specific gene expression data, the CBXpu's expression values were compared to those of its larger parent structure, in this case, the cerebellar cortex. The experimental results for each gene can be accessed via the links provided; additional information in the sagittal plane may also be accessed using the ABA.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1038/npre.2008.2200.1


Pharmacological Signature and Target Specificity of Inhibitory Circuits Formed by Martinotti Cells in the Mouse Barrel Cortex

Pyramidal neurons are directly inhibited by glutamate receptor interneurons, directly modulating production rate and therefore helping to balance cortical networks. In layer 2/3 of the mouse barrel cortex, we investigated a subpopulation of somatostatin-positive INs, the Martinotti cells. MCs block the distal portion of PN apical dendrites' distal dendrites, thus controlling dendrite electrogenesis and synaptic integration. We discovered that MCs have a strong preference for PN dendrites, but they also strongly link to parvalbumin-positive, vasoactive intestinal peptide-expressing, and layer 1 INs. MCs' cell type-specific short-term plasticity was evident in this case. In addition, although the MC-PN synapses' biophysical characteristics were consistent with distal dendritic inhibition, MC-IN synapses' characteristic showed signs of rapid perisomatic inhibition. In addition, our findings show u03b15-GABA A Rs as the molecular fingerprint of MC-PN dendritic inhibition's dendritic inhibition. Martinotti cells are a prominent, wide group of somatostatin-expressing interneurons, specialists in measuring pyramidal dendrites and taking part in a variety of cognitive functions. In the superficial layers of the mouse barrel cortex, we here describe the connectivity pattern of MCs with other interneurons. The connectivity pattern of MCs with PNs, as well as parvalbumin, vasoactive intestinal peptide, and L1 interneurons, according to target-specific plasticity and biophysical properties, was found. The specificity of MC-PN synapses and the absence or functional expression of this subunit by other cell types of this subunit also characterize the molecular identity of MC-PN links and the exclusive involvement of these inhibitory circuits in u03b15-dependent cognitive tasks.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.1661-21.2022


Superficial layer pyramidal cells communicate heterogeneously between multiple functional domains of cat primary visual cortex

Abstract The axons of pyramidal neurons in higher mammals' superficial layers of the neocortex's superficial layer of neocortex create lateral networks of discrete clusters of synaptic boutons. The clusters are found to link domains that match the same orientation preferences in primary visual cortex, but how individual neurons contribute to this network is uncertain. Individuals arborise within the retinotopic representation of the classical receptive field, but bouton clusters were not aligned along their desired axis of orientation along the retinotopic map, according to the retinotopic map.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms6252


Thalamocortical control of cell-type specificity drives a circuit for processing whisker-related information in mouse barrel cortex

Abstract Abstract: In the cortical circuits of sensory modalities that deliver high salience and high acuity representations of the environment, stellate neurons are prominently included. Spiny stellate fate processing distinct whisker signals within functional cortical columns was a crucial factor in the development of specific whisker-related circuits in the cortex by genetic manipulation, which has reduced the occurrence of spiny stellate fate.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-2347992/v1


Identification of visual cortex cell types and species differences using single-cell RNA sequencing

The primate neocortex has a high cognitive ability and a solid information processing capacity. Comparisons of our datasets with humans and mice reveal that the gene expression profiles of both species differ in relation to genes involved in the synaptic plasticity and neuromodulation of excitatory neurons. glutamatergic neurons may be more diverse among species than GABAergic neurons and non-neuronal cells, according to the reports.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-34590-1

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