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Brain Stem

Known as: Brain Stems, Truncus encephali, Truncus Cerebri 
The part of the brain that connects the cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord. It consists of the mesencephalon, pons, and medulla oblongata… 
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Our ability to have an experience of another's pain is characteristic of empathy. Using functional imaging, we assessed brain… 
Highly Cited
2003
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The discovery of the peptide hormone ghrelin, an endogenous ligand for the growth hormone secretagogue (GHS) receptor, yielded… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We describe a hypothalamus-specific mRNA that encodes preprohypocretin, the putative precursor of a pair of peptides that share… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Evidence from animal experiments shows that the brain stem is involved in the pathophysiology of migraine. To investigate human… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
AMYOTROPHIC lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative disorder of motor neurons in the cortex, brainstem and spinal cord1,2. Its… 
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
One method of evaluating the degree of neurologic impairment in MS has been the combination of grades (0 = normal to 5 or 6… 
Highly Cited
1949
Highly Cited
1949