The Claustrum Is Not Missing from All Monotreme Brains

@article{Ashwell2004TheCI,
  title={The Claustrum Is Not Missing from All Monotreme Brains},
  author={Ken W.S. Ashwell and Craig D. Hardman and George Paxinos},
  journal={Brain, Behavior and Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={64},
  pages={223 - 241}
}
Many authors have reported that the claustrum, which comprises the insular claustrum and the endopiriform nucleus, is missing from the monotreme forebrain. We used Nissl and myelin staining in conjunction with enzyme histochemistry for acetylcholinesterase and immunohistochemistry for parvalbumin, calbindin, calretinin and tyrosine hydroxylase to examine the brains of two monotremes, the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) and the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). We found that… Expand
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