Three-dimensional pattern of enkephalin-like immunoreactivity in the caudate nucleus of the cat.

@article{Groves1988ThreedimensionalPO,
  title={Three-dimensional pattern of enkephalin-like immunoreactivity in the caudate nucleus of the cat.},
  author={Philip M. Groves and Mary Martone and Stephen J. Young and David M. Armstrong},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={1988},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={892-900}
}
Recent anatomical investigations of the mammalian neostriatum have uncovered discrete neurochemical zones characterized by low levels of AChE and high levels of enkephalin-like immunoreactivity (ELI) compared with the surrounding neostriatal tissue. These regions, termed striosomes, which appear as patches in individual sections, have been associated with specific afferent and efferent pathways that differ from those of the surrounding neostriatal tissue. In the present study, the 3-dimensional… CONTINUE READING
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