knowled at ccsmtp.ccf.org
Wed Feb 24 10:36:21 EST 1993
In article <23FEB199319244528 at elroy.uh.edu> psycpc at elroy.uh.edu (Rexer, Jennie L.) writes:
>From: psycpc at elroy.uh.edu (Rexer, Jennie L.)
>Subject: Decussated CNS?
>Date: 23 Feb 1993 19:24 CST
>Organization: University of Houston
>Message-ID: <23FEB199319244528 at elroy.uh.edu>
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>I have a question:
>What is the origin of the decussated (I think I am spelling this correctly...
>"crossed", in other words) central nervous system?
>I have never heard a good explanation for this.
>Also, how far down the evolutionary tree does this occur? All vertebrates?
I am forwarding this to bionet.neuroscience, where you are much more likely
to get an interesting answer. I'll bet Bill Calvin will want to take on
W. Douglas Knowles, Ph.D. E-mail: knowled at ccsmtp.ccf.org
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"molecular biology"; it will doubtless come soon enough." I.H. Page 1962 !
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