Synaptic organisation of the basal ganglia

@article{Bolam2000SynapticOO,
  title={Synaptic organisation of the basal ganglia},
  author={J. Paul Bolam and Jason J. Hanley and Paul Anthony Booth and Mark D. Bevan},
  journal={Journal of Anatomy},
  year={2000},
  volume={196}
}
The basal ganglia are a group of subcortical nuclei involved in a variety of processes including motor, cognitive and mnemonic functions. One of their major roles is to integrate sensorimotor, associative and limbic information in the production of context‐dependent behaviours. These roles are exemplified by the clinical manifestations of neurological disorders of the basal ganglia. Recent advances in many fields, including pharmacology, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology have provided… 

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