Importance of dopaminergic and GABAergic neurones of the nucleus accumbens and the caudate nucleus for motoricity
In the present brief review, the pharmacological induction of akinesia and muscular rigidity in an animal model (rats) is discussed. Methods measuring these symptoms are described and the possible role played by GABAergic mechanisms in efferent pathways of the basal ganglia is discussed.
KeywordsNucleus Accumbens Superior Colliculus GABAergic Neurone Relay Station Efferent Pathway
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