Weaver mutation has differential effects on the dopamine-containing innervation of the limbic and nonlimbic striatum

@article{RofflerTarlov1984WeaverMH,
  title={Weaver mutation has differential effects on the dopamine-containing innervation of the limbic and nonlimbic striatum},
  author={Suzanne K Roffler-Tarlov and Ann M. Graybiel},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1984},
  volume={307},
  pages={62-66}
}
Ungerstedt1 observed that the dopamine-containing innervation of the forebrain can be divided into two parts: a nigrostriatal system, originating mainly in the pars compacta of the substantia nigra and innervating the caudoputamen; and a mesolimbic system arising mainly in the ventral tegmental area and innervating the nucleus accumbens and olfactory tubercle. This classification has since been modified and extended with the discovery of the mesocortical dopamine system2,3. The original… CONTINUE READING

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