Deutocerebrum

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Deutocerebrum is one of the three parts of an arthropodan brain.[1][2] It is the second pair of ganglia in the supraesophageal ganglion, that processes sensory information from the antennae.[3][4]

Deutocerebrum consists of two parts, the antennal lobe that receives axons of olfactory receptor neurons from the antenna and the dorsal lobe that receives mechanosensory and gustatory receptor neurons from the antenna.[4][5][6] The dorsal lobe also contains motor neurons which controls the antennal muscles.[7]

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  1. ^ JM, Sullivan; BS., Beltz. "Neural pathways connecting the deutocerebrum and lateral protocerebrum in the brains of decapod crustaceans". Journal of Comparative Neurology 441 (1). Wiley-Liss, Inc. pp. 9–22. doi:10.1002/cne.1394. Retrieved 3 Dec 2001. 
  2. ^ Malun et al, Dagmar. "Connections between the deutocerebrum and the protocerebrum, and neuroanatomy of several classes of deutocerebral projection neurons in the brain of male Periplaneta americana". Journal of Comparative Neurology 329 (2). Wiley-Liss, Inc. pp. 143–162. doi:10.1002/cne.903290202. Retrieved 8 March 1993. 
  3. ^ Meyer, John R. "The Nervous System". General Entomology course at North Carolina State University. Department of Entomology NC State University. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Homberg, U; Christensen, T A; Hildebrand, J G. "Structure and Function of the Deutocerebrum in Insects". Annual Review of Entomology 34. pp. 477–501. doi:10.1146/annurev.en.34.010189.002401. 
  5. ^ "Invertebrate Brain Platform". RIKEN BSI Neuroinformatics Japan Center. 
  6. ^ "Deutocerebrum". Flybrain. 
  7. ^ "Deutocerebrum". Invertebrate Brain Platform. 

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