substantia nigra

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substantia nigra

substantia nigra n.

substantia nigra n.

The substantia nigra of the human brain I. Nigrosomes and the nigral matrix, a compartmental organization based on calbindin D28K immunohistochemistry

The substantia nigra of the human brain II. Patterns of loss of dopamine-containing neurons in Parkinson's disease

Do Substantia Nigra Dopaminergic Neurons Differentiate Between Reward and Punishment?

Functional Connectivity of Substantia Nigra and Ventral Tegmental Area: Maturation During Adolescence and Effects of ADHD

Altered dopaminergic profile in the putamen and substantia nigra in restless leg syndrome

α-Synuclein redistributes to neuromelanin lipid in the substantia nigra early in Parkinson's disease

Levodopa enhances synaptic plasticity in the substantia nigra pars reticulata of Parkinson's disease patients

Gene expression profiling of substantia nigra dopamine neurons: further insights into Parkinson's disease pathology

Longitudinal changes in free-water within the substantia nigra of Parkinson’s disease

No parkinsonism in SCA2 and SCA3 despite severe neurodegeneration of the dopaminergic substantia nigra

A role for the substantia nigra pars reticulata in the gaze palsy of progressive supranuclear palsy

Functional Dopaminergic Neurons in Substantia Nigra are Required for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation-Induced Motor Plasticity

Autophagy Protects Against Aminochrome-Induced Cell Death in Substantia Nigra-Derived Cell Line

Cell type analysis of functional fetal dopamine cell suspension transplants in the striatum and substantia nigra of patients with Parkinson's disease

The effect of striatal dopaminergic grafts on the neuronal activity in the substantia nigra pars reticulata and subthalamic nucleus in hemiparkinsonian rats

FOXO3 determines the accumulation of α-synuclein and controls the fate of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra


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An area of darkly pigmented dopaminergic neurons in the mesencephalon (midbrain) that plays an important role in reward, addiction, and movement. It is particularly affected in Parkinson's disease.

Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

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