Journal article

The human lateral tuberal nucleus: Immunohistochemical characterization and analogy to the rodent PV1-nucleus

  • Gerig, Anna T. Anatomy Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Celio, Marco R. Anatomy Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
    12.01.2007
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  • Brain Research. - 2007, vol. 1139, no. 30, p. 110-116
English The lateral tuberal nucleus (LTN) is a hypothalamic region that has been identified with certainty only in humans and primates. It is composed of three small round globular units which protrude the basal surface of the brain along the optic tract. The function of the LTN is unknown. Recently, a tiny, parvalbumin-positive (PV1) nucleus was detected in the lateral hypothalamus of rodents. Like... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Médecine
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  • English
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Medicine
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