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Research Article

The Influence of Dopaminergic Striatal Innervation on Upper Limb Locomotor Synergies

  • Ioannis U. Isaias mail,

    iuisaias@yahoo.it

    Affiliations: LAMB P.&L. Mariani, Section of Human Physiology Department, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy, Centro per la Malattia di Parkinson e i Disturbi del Movimento, CTO, ICP, Milano, Italy, Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

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  • Jens Volkmann,

    Affiliation: Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

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  • Alberto Marzegan,

    Affiliation: LAMB P.&L. Mariani, Section of Human Physiology Department, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

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  • Giorgio Marotta,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Medicina Nucleare, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy

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  • Paolo Cavallari,

    Affiliation: LAMB P.&L. Mariani, Section of Human Physiology Department, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

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  • Gianni Pezzoli

    Affiliation: Centro per la Malattia di Parkinson e i Disturbi del Movimento, CTO, ICP, Milano, Italy

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  • Published: December 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051464

About the Authors

Ioannis U. Isaias, Alberto Marzegan, Paolo Cavallari
LAMB P.&L. Mariani, Section of Human Physiology Department, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
Ioannis U. Isaias, Gianni Pezzoli
Centro per la Malattia di Parkinson e i Disturbi del Movimento, CTO, ICP, Milano, Italy
Ioannis U. Isaias, Jens Volkmann
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
Giorgio Marotta
Dipartimento di Medicina Nucleare, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy

Corresponding Author

Email: iuisaias@yahoo.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IUI JV AM PC. Performed the experiments: IUI AM GM. Analyzed the data: IUI AM GM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM GM. Wrote the paper: IUI JV GM PC GP.