The present study is the first to demonstrate conclusively and to analyze systematically synaptic contacts of all three types of catecholaminergic afferent fibers in different nuclei of the rat amygdala and to relate the catecholaminergic innervation to neurochemically identified target neurons.


Locus Coeruleus Projection Neuron Central Nucleus Basal Nucleus Target Neuron 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Esther Asan
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  1. 1.Anatomical InstituteUniversity of WürzburgWürzburgGermany

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