Plasticity of Mesencephalic Dopaminergic Neurons

  • C. B. Jaeger


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.


Tyrosine Hydroxylase Tracer Injection Retrograde Transport Fluorescent Tracer Olfactory Tubercle 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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