inferior colliculi


Summary: The posterior pair of the quadrigeminal bodies which contain centers for auditory function.

Top Publications

  1. Walton J, Frisina R, O Neill W. Age-related alteration in processing of temporal sound features in the auditory midbrain of the CBA mouse. J Neurosci. 1998;18:2764-76 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate a central auditory system correlate for age-related decline in temporal processing at the level of the auditory midbrain. ..
  2. Qiu C, Salvi R, Ding D, Burkard R. Inner hair cell loss leads to enhanced response amplitudes in auditory cortex of unanesthetized chinchillas: evidence for increased system gain. Hear Res. 2000;139:153-71 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the gain of the central auditory pathway increases following IHC loss to compensate for the reduced input from the cochlea. ..
  3. Oakberg E. Duration of spermatogenesis in the mouse and timing of stages of the cycle of the seminiferous epithelium. Am J Anat. 1956;99:507-16 pubmed
  4. Sturm J, Zhang Hooks Y, Roos H, Nguyen T, Kandler K. Noise Trauma-Induced Behavioral Gap Detection Deficits Correlate with Reorganization of Excitatory and Inhibitory Local Circuits in the Inferior Colliculus and Are Prevented by Acoustic Enrichment. J Neurosci. 2017;37:6314-6330 pubmed publisher
  5. Ono M, Bishop D, Oliver D. Identified GABAergic and Glutamatergic Neurons in the Mouse Inferior Colliculus Share Similar Response Properties. J Neurosci. 2017;37:8952-8964 pubmed publisher
    ..Within each local circuit, the inputs to the local circuit may have a greater influence in determining the response properties to sound than the specific neuron types. ..
  6. Moore L, Trussell L. Corelease of Inhibitory Neurotransmitters in the Mouse Auditory Midbrain. J Neurosci. 2017;37:9453-9464 pubmed publisher
    ..This apparent redundancy may ensure homeostasis if one neurotransmitter system is compromised. ..
  7. Simon D, O Leary D. Development of topographic order in the mammalian retinocollicular projection. J Neurosci. 1992;12:1212-32 pubmed
    ..Rather, mechanisms that control the removal of mistargeted axons and promote the arborization of correctly positioned axons are critical for the development of retinotopic order.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS) ..
  8. Peng K, Peng Y, Wang J, Yang M, Fu Z, Tang J, et al. Latency modulation of collicular neurons induced by electric stimulation of the auditory cortex in Hipposideros pratti: In vivo intracellular recording. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184097 pubmed publisher
    ..This study suggests an effective strategy for the timing sequence determination of auditory information uploaded to the thalamus and cortex. ..