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Plasticity of Mesencephalic Dopaminergic Neurons

  • C. B. Jaeger

Abstract

A selective degeneration of mesencephalic dopaminergic (DA) neurons occurs in Parkinson’s disease (Parkinson, 1917; Lieberman, 1974). Thus, the study of the DA neurons is very important for gaining insights in the underlying causes of this neurodegenerative disease.

Keywords

Tyrosine Hydroxylase Tracer Injection Retrograde Transport Fluorescent Tracer Olfactory Tubercle 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. B. Jaeger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology and BiophysicsNew york University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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