Motor systems: reaching out and grasping the molecular tools

Kuikui Zhou, Daniel M Wolpert, Chris I De Zeeuw

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Abstract

Two recent studies provide important insights into the organization of premotor circuitries, showing that control of highly-specific skilled forelimb movements, such as reaching and grasping, requires activation of specific subpopulations of neurons in the brainstem and spinal cord.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R269-71
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume24
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2014

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