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Comment on "The geometric structure of the brain fiber pathways".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23019632     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Wedeen et al. (Reports, 30 March 2012, p. 1628) proposed a geometrical grid pattern in the brain that could help the understanding of the brain's organization and connectivity. We show that whole-brain fiber crossing quantification does not support their theory. Our results suggest that the grid pattern is most likely an artifact attributable to the limitations of their method.
Authors:
Marco Catani; Istvan Bodi; Flavio Dell'Acqua
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  337     ISSN:  1095-9203     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2012-10-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1605     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
NATBRAINLAB, Department of Neuroimaging, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK. m.catani@iop.kcl.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Cerebral Cortex / anatomy & histology*
Humans
Nerve Fibers*
Neural Pathways / anatomy & histology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
P41 RR-023953/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; P41 RR-14075/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; R01-MH652456/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; U01 MH093765/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; //Wellcome Trust
Comments/Corrections
Comment On:
Science. 2012 Mar 30;335(6076):1628-34   [PMID:  22461612 ]
Comment In:
Science. 2012 Sep 28;337(6102):1605   [PMID:  23019633 ]

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