Differential expression of acetylcholinesterase in the developing barrel cortex of three rodent species

Sendemir E., Erzurumlu R., Jhaveri S.

CEREBRAL CORTEX, vol.6, no.3, pp.377-387, 1996 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/cercor/6.3.377
  • Journal Name: CEREBRAL CORTEX
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.377-387
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) is transiently expressed in several immature axon systems. Its presence in developing thalamocortical afferents has led to the use of enzyme histochemistry to visualize this axon system in rats. Because of the spatiotemporal distribution of the enzyme in the rat neocortex, it has been suggested that AChE plays a role in the establishment of thalamocortical connectivity.