Monoaminergic innervation of the macaque extended amygdala.

  title={Monoaminergic innervation of the macaque extended amygdala.},
  author={Louis J Freedman and Changjun Shi},
  volume={104 4},
The extended amygdala is a group of structures including the central and medial amygdaloid nuclei, bed nucleus of the stria terminalis, and sublenticular substantia innominata. This group of structures is thought to be important in a variety of psychiatric disorders, many of which are linked in one way or another to monoamines and their transporters. However, not much is known about the distribution of these molecules in the primate extended amygdala. Thus, we mapped the distribution of fibers… CONTINUE READING