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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 592426, 9 pages
Topography of Striate-Extrastriate Connections in Neonatally Enucleated Rats
1Department of Psychology, and Behavior and Neuroscience Program, University of Washington, P.O. Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195-1525, USA
2Laboratory for Motor Neuron Disease, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-Shi, Saitama Prefecture 351-0198, Japan
Received 29 April 2013; Revised 15 August 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013
Academic Editor: Eduardo Puelles
Copyright © 2013 Robyn J. Laing et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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