Which of the following brainstem nuclei is not derived from alar plate (AIIMS – Nov, 2008)
Pg. 289,297; Langman’s Medical embryology (10th Ed.)
Neural tube has a dorsal alar plate which gives origin to the sensory nuclei and a ventral plate separated forming the motor nuclei. The sensory and motor nuclei are separated from each other by the sulcus limitans.