Re-Establishment of Terminal Patterns in the Adult Rat Hippocampus by Grafted Monoaminergic Neurons

  • Anders Björklund
  • Ulf Steveni


The limbic system, and not least the hippocampus, may belong to those parts of the CNS having a high potential for functional and morphological plastic changes. In the series of experiments reported below we have studied the ability of transplanted monoaminergic — noradrenergic, dopaminergic or serotoninergic — neurons to reinnervate the partially denervated hippocampus.


Dentate Gyrus Entorhinal Cortex Dorsal Raphe Nucleus Superior Cervical Ganglion Perforant Path 
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  • Anders Björklund
  • Ulf Steveni

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