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Distribution of NADPH-diaphorase positive somata in the brainstem of the monitor lizard Varanus exanthematicus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1300484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The distribution and size of presumptive cholinergic somata in the brainstem of the Savanna monitor lizard Varanus exanthematicus were determined using the enzyme histochemical marker NADPH-diaphorase. Numerous neurons were labelled in the lizard brainstem with this technique. A three dimensional computer reconstruction of this population revealed that it shows marked similarity to the laterodorsal tegmental/pedunculopontine tegmental cholinergic cell column, an NADPH-diaphorase positive population in the mesopontine tegmentum of the mammalian brainstem.
Authors:
J I Luebke; J M Weider; R W McCarley; R W Greene
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroscience letters     Volume:  148     ISSN:  0304-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosci. Lett.     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-26     Completed Date:  1993-05-26     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600130     Medline TA:  Neurosci Lett     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Brockton, MA 02401.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Biological Markers
Brain Stem / anatomy & histology,  cytology*,  enzymology*
Choline O-Acetyltransferase / analysis
Computer Graphics
Immunohistochemistry
Lizards
Mammals
Models, Anatomic
NADPH Dehydrogenase / analysis*
Neurons / cytology,  enzymology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
MH 39683/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; MH14275-15/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; R37//PHS HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers; EC 1.6.99.1/NADPH Dehydrogenase; EC 2.3.1.6/Choline O-Acetyltransferase

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