Cell configurations in the olfactory tubercle of the rat

  title={Cell configurations in the olfactory tubercle of the rat},
  author={O. Eugene Millhouse and Lennart Heimer},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},
The rat olfactory tubercle was studied with the rapid Golgi method. Several distinct cell types were identified mainly on the basis of the size of their somata and the structure of their dendrites. The commonest neuron type in the tubercle is the medium sized densely spined cell. The somata of these neurons occur chiefly in the dense cell and multiform layers. They also form the cell bridges that directly link the olfactory tubercle with the nucleus accumbens and caudate‐putamen. Their… 

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