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Asymmetric and distant effects of a unilateral lesion of the primary motor cortex on the bilateral supplementary motor areas in adult macaque monkeys

Contestabile, Alessandro. ; Colangiulo, R. ; Lucchini, Matteo ; Gindrat, Anne-Dominique ; Hamadjida, Adjia ; Kaeser, Mélanie ; Savidan, Julie ; Wyss, A. F. ; Rouiller, Eric M. ; Schmidlin, Eric

In: Journal of Neuroscience, 2018, vol. 38, no. 50, p. 10644–10656

A restricted lesion of the hand area in the primary motor cortex (M1) leads to a deficit of contralesional manual dexterity, followed by an incomplete functional recovery, accompanied by plastic changes in M1 itself and in other cortical areas on both hemispheres. Using the marker SMI-32 specific to pyramidal neurons in cortical layers III and V, we investigated the impact of a focal...

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Charge migration and charge transfer in molecular systems

Wörner, Hans Jakob ; Arrell, a), Christopher A. ; Banerji, Natalie ; Cannizzo, Andrea ; Chergui, Majed ; Das, Akshaya K. ; Hamm, Peter ; Keller, Ursula ; Kraus, Peter M. ; Liberatore, Elisa ; Lopez-Tarifa, Pablo ; Lucchini, Matteo ; Meuwly, Markus ; Milne, Chris ; Moser, Jacques-E. ; Rothlisberger, Ursula ; Smolentsev, Grigory ; Teuscher, Joël ; Bokhoven, Jeroen A. van ; Wenger, Oliver

In: Structural Dynamics, 2017, vol. 4, no. 6, p. 061508

The transfer of charge at the molecular level plays a fundamental role in many areas of chemistry, physics, biology and materials science. Today, more than 60 years after the seminal work of R. A. Marcus, charge transfer is still a very active field of research. An important recent impetus comes from the ability to resolve ever faster temporal events, down to the attosecond time scale. Such...