Very early development of nucleus taeniae of the amygdala.

  title={Very early development of nucleus taeniae of the amygdala.},
  author={Maki Ikebuchi and Sanae Nanbu and Kazuo Okanoya and Ryoji Suzuki and H. L. Bischof},
  journal={Brain, behavior and evolution},
  volume={81 1},
The avian nucleus taeniae of the amygdala (TnA) corresponds to part of the mammalian medial amygdala. Like its mammalian counterpart, it has been shown to be involved in the control of social function. According to behavioral observations, such control is already necessary early in the ontogenetic development of a bird. If so, TnA should be one of the earliest differentiating brain structures of the telencephalon. Our anatomical study shows that TnA can already be delineated at posthatching day… CONTINUE READING
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