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Synaptic innervation of enkephalinergic neurons by axon terminals immunoreactive to dopamine-beta-hydroxylase in the rat area postrema.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8959757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A preembedding double immunostaining technique was used to study synaptic relations between enkephalin-like immunoreactive and dopamine-beta-hydroxylase-like immunoreactive neurons in the rat area postrema. Enkephalin-like immunoreactive neuronal perikarya and dendrites were found to receive synapses from dopamine-beta-hydroxylase-like immunoreactive axon terminals. Synapses were also found between the same dopamine-beta-hydroxylase-like immunoreactive neurons. Compared with our previous study, the present results provide morphological evidence that dopaminergic and noradrenergic neurons have different synaptic relations with enkephalinergic neurons, suggesting that physiological functions, especially those related to enkephalinergic neurons, may be different from each other in the area postrema.
Authors:
J L Guan; Q P Wang; Y Nakai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Peptides     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0196-9781     ISO Abbreviation:  Peptides     Publication Date:  1996  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-14     Completed Date:  1997-03-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8008690     Medline TA:  Peptides     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1203-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anatomy, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Axons / physiology
Brain / physiology*
Dopamine beta-Hydroxylase / physiology*
Enkephalins / physiology*
Immunohistochemistry
Male
Rats
Rats, Wistar
Synapses / physiology*
Synaptic Transmission / physiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Enkephalins; EC 1.14.17.1/Dopamine beta-Hydroxylase

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