K W S Ashwell

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Distinct development of the trigeminal sensory nuclei in platypus and echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:261-74. 2012
  2. pmc Development of the hypothalamus and pituitary in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Anat 221:9-20. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Development of the spinal cord and peripheral nervous system in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Somatosens Mot Res 29:13-27. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Development of the dorsal and ventral thalamus in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Brain Struct Funct 217:577-89. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Distinct development of peripheral trigeminal pathways in the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:113-27. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Development of the olfactory pathways in platypus and echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:45-56. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Distinct development of the cerebral cortex in platypus and echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:57-72. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the cerebellum of the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 70:71-89. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The hypothalamic supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the echidna and platypus
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 68:197-217. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The anterior olfactory nucleus and piriform cortex of the echidna and platypus
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 67:203-27. 2006

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Publications42

  1. doi request reprint Distinct development of the trigeminal sensory nuclei in platypus and echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:261-74. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Development of the hypothalamus and pituitary in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Anat 221:9-20. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Development of the spinal cord and peripheral nervous system in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Somatosens Mot Res 29:13-27. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Development of the dorsal and ventral thalamus in platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Brain Struct Funct 217:577-89. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Distinct development of peripheral trigeminal pathways in the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:113-27. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Development of the olfactory pathways in platypus and echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:45-56. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Distinct development of the cerebral cortex in platypus and echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 79:57-72. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that cortical development in each monotreme follows distinct paths from at least the time of birth, consistent with a long period of independent and divergent cortical evolution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the cerebellum of the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 70:71-89. 2007
    ..As far as we can determine from our techniques, the cerebellum of the echidna shows all the gross and cytological features familiar from the cerebellum of therian mammals...
  9. ncbi request reprint The hypothalamic supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the echidna and platypus
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 68:197-217. 2006
    ..The small size of the supraoptic nucleus in the two monotremes might reflect functional aspects of monotreme lactation...
  10. ncbi request reprint The anterior olfactory nucleus and piriform cortex of the echidna and platypus
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 67:203-27. 2006
    ..ecaudatus and E. europaeus. The piriform cortex of the echidna shows evidence of regional differentiation, which in turn suggests highly specialized olfactory function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the monotreme olfactory tubercle
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 67:85-102. 2006
    ..g., insectivores)...
  12. ncbi request reprint The pretectal nuclei in two monotremes: the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) and the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Brain Struct Funct 212:359-69. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Precerebellar and vestibular nuclei of the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Brain Struct Funct 212:209-21. 2007
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  14. doi request reprint Encephalization of Australian and New Guinean marsupials
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 71:181-99. 2008
    ..In particular, honey possums and some gliders show an encephalization level comparable to prosimians, perhaps reflecting convergence in adaptation to similar arboreal niches...
  15. doi request reprint Development of the olfactory system in a wallaby (Macropus eugenii)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 71:216-30. 2008
    ..It appears far more likely that the trigeminal pathways play a significant role in this behavior because the central projections of the trigeminal nerve are more mature at birth in this marsupial...
  16. doi request reprint Topography and chemoarchitecture of the striatum and pallidum in a monotreme, the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Somatosens Mot Res 25:171-87. 2008
    ..These observations indicate that the same broad features of striatal and pallidal organization apply across all mammals and suggest that these common features may have arisen before the divergence of the monotreme and therian lineages...
  17. doi request reprint Cortical cyto- and chemoarchitecture in three small Australian marsupial carnivores: Sminthopsis macroura, Antechinus stuartii and Phascogale calura
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 72:215-32. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Distribution of CART (cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript) peptide in mature and developing marsupial brain
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 76:101-15. 2010
    ..These anatomical findings indicate that although CART is likely to serve very similar functions in both eutherians and marsupials, there are potentially functionally significant differences between the two mammalian groups...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chemoarchitecture of the monotreme olfactory bulb
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 67:69-84. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the monotreme olfactory bulb does not show any significant chemoarchitectural dissimilarities from eutheria, despite differences in mitral/tufted cell distribution...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the sensory trigeminal nuclei of the echidna, platypus and rat
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 31:81-107. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint CD15 immunoreactivity in the developing brain of a marsupial, the tammar wallaby ( Macropus eugenii)
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052, New South Wales, Australia
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 209:157-68. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the cortex of the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii): areal organization
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 66:114-36. 2005
    ..The tangential and laminar distribution of Type I reactive NADPH diaphorase neurons in the tammar wallaby cortex was more like that seen in eutheria than in polyprotodontid metatheria...
  23. ncbi request reprint The claustrum is not missing from all monotreme brains
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 64:223-41. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that presence of the claustrum cannot be considered a feature confined to therian mammals and lend weight to arguments that this structure was present in the ancestral mammalian brain...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the amygdala of a monotreme, Tachyglossus aculeatus (the short-beaked echidna)
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 30:82-104. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the dorsal thalamus of the monotreme Tachyglossus aculeatus, the short beaked echidna
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Chem Neuroanat 30:161-83. 2005
    ..These include the relatively small size of the thalamic reticular nucleus and the preponderance of calbindin immunoreactive neurons over parvalbumin immunoreactive neurons in the ventral posterior nucleus...
  26. ncbi request reprint An Acrobat-based program for gross anatomy revision
    Ken W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 38:1185-6. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the hypothalamus of a wallaby ( Macropus eugenii) with special emphasis on oxytocin and vasopressinergic neurons
    Gang Cheng
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences of the University of New South Wales, 2052, Sydney, Australia
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 207:233-53. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint The anatomy of the cerebral cortex of the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    M Hassiotis
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, 2052 Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 136:827-50. 2003
    ..g. lower spine density on pyramidal neurons), in most structural parameters (e.g. gyrification, cortical area and thickness, neuronal density and types, synaptic morphology and density), it is comparable to eutheria...
  29. doi request reprint Development of the vestibular apparatus and central vestibular connections in a wallaby (Macropus eugenii)
    S U McCluskey
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of NSW, Sydney, N S W, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 71:271-86. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, the possibility remains that an indirect projection between the vestibular nuclei and the medial reticular formation is present at birth and mediates control of the climb...
  30. ncbi request reprint Tactile neural mechanisms in monotremes
    M J Rowe
    School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, School of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sydney, N S W 2052, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 136:883-93. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the cerebral cortex of an echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus). II. Laminar organization and synaptic density
    Maria Hassiotis
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    J Comp Neurol 482:94-122. 2005
    ..18% in V1 to 1.34% in S1 cortex) fall within the values for rodent cortex. Similarly, values for mitochondrial volume fraction in echidna somatosensory cortex (4.68% +/- 1.76%) were comparable to those in eutherian cortex...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cyto- and chemoarchitecture of the cerebral cortex of the Australian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus). I. Areal organization
    Maria Hassiotis
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    J Comp Neurol 475:493-517. 2004
    ..Comp. Neurol. 72:429-467), we present an updated nomenclature for cortical areas that more accurately reflects findings from functional and chemoarchitectural studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Development of the human dorsal nucleus of the vagus
    Gang Cheng
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker St Randwick, NSW, Australia
    Early Hum Dev 84:15-27. 2008
    ..The structural development of the dorsal nucleus of the vagus nerve appears to occur in parallel with functional maturation of the cardiovascular and gastric movements, which the nucleus controls...
  34. ncbi request reprint Central vagal sensory and motor connections: human embryonic and fetal development
    Gang Cheng
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker St Randwick 2031 NSW, Australia
    Auton Neurosci 114:83-96. 2004
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  35. ncbi request reprint Development of the human nucleus of the solitary tract: a cyto- and chemoarchitectural study
    Gang Cheng
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker St Randwick 2031 NSW, Australia
    Auton Neurosci 128:76-95. 2006
    ..Expression of these factors may play an important role in establishment and integration of viscerosensory function in the nucleus...
  36. ncbi request reprint Early development of the hypothalamus of a wallaby (Macropus eugenii)
    Gang Cheng
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, 2052 New South Wales, Australia
    J Comp Neurol 453:199-215. 2002
    ..Because most hypothalamic maturation takes place after birth, wallabies provide a useful model for experimentally manipulating the developing mammalian hypothalamus...
  37. ncbi request reprint Organization of human hypothalamus in fetal development
    Yuri Koutcherov
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Comp Neurol 446:301-24. 2002
    ..The use of chemoarchitecture in the human fetus permitted the identification of interspecies nuclei homologies, which otherwise remain concealed in the cytoarchitecture...
  38. ncbi request reprint GAP-43 Immunoreactivity in the brain of the developing and adult wallaby ( Macropus eugenii)
    Maria Hassiotis
    Department of Anatomy, The University of NSW, 2052 Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 206:97-118. 2002
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  39. ncbi request reprint Neuronal classes in the isocortex of a monotreme, the Australian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
    M Hassiotis
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 61:6-27. 2003
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  40. ncbi request reprint Big birds and their brains: paleoneurology of the New Zealand moa
    K W S Ashwell
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Brain Behav Evol 71:151-66. 2008
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  41. ncbi request reprint Tactile sensory function in the forearm of the monotreme Tachyglossus aculeatus
    David A Mahns
    School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    J Comp Neurol 459:173-85. 2003
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  42. ncbi request reprint Development of the human superior colliculus and the retinocollicular projection
    Jia Qu
    School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical College, 82 Xueyuan Road, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 325003, China
    Exp Eye Res 82:300-10. 2006
    ..This would suggest that functional capacity of the human superior colliculus should also be mature by the middle of gestation...