Published in Frontiers in Neuroinformatics
Published in Nature Reviews Neuroscience
Collaboration with The Hippocampus Atlas
Connectivity of the hippocampal formation, parahippocampal region and retrosplenial cortex.
The interactive connectome!
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Brain connectivity in all its detail.
Brain connections are the information roads of the brain. Temporal-lobe.com offers:
- Descriptions of all known anatomical connections of the rat hippocampal formation.
- A graphical interface to search and display these connections.
- A way to quickly find the original articles describing these connections.
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A connectome is a comprehensive description of the network elements and connections that form the brain (Sporns et al., 2005).
Clear and comprehensive knowledge of anatomical connections in the brain lies at the basis of understanding brain functions. In the connectome featured on this website, the three-dimensional organization of the projection patterns between and within the hippocampal formation, the parahippocampal region and the retrosplenial cortex are visualized in an interactive connectome. All reported projections concerning this system for the rat were collected and stored in a database and visualized in an interactive pdf document.
The second version of our interactive connectome is now freely available for download. This pdf document displays almost 2600 connections in the rat hippocampal – parahippocampal - retrosplenial region, which can all be interactively switched on and off. In addition, two papers are available.