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Improvement of Tactile Discrimination Performance and Enlargement of Cortical Somatosensory Maps after 5 Hz rTMS

  • Martin Tegenthoff,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

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  • Patrick Ragert,

    Affiliations: Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany, Institute for Neuroinformatics, Department of Theoretical Biology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany, International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

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  • Burkhard Pleger,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

    ¤ Current address: Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom

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  • Peter Schwenkreis,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

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  • Ann-Freya Förster,

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

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  • Volker Nicolas,

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

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  • Hubert R Dinse mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hubert.dinse@neuroinformatik.rub.de

    Affiliation: Institute for Neuroinformatics, Department of Theoretical Biology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

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  • Published: October 18, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030362

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