Cholinergic Neurons

Known as: Cholinergic Neuron, Neuron, Cholinergic, Neurons, Cholinergic 
Neurons whose primary neurotransmitter is ACETYLCHOLINE.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
The basal forebrain provides the primary source of cholinergic input to the cortex, and it has a crucial function in promoting… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) mutations cause dysregulation of energy balance and hyperinsulinemia. We have used mouse models to… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Behavior is a manifestation of temporally and spatially defined neuronal activities. To understand how behavior is controlled by… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
All sectors of the human cerebral cortex receive dense cholinergic input. The origin of this projection is located in the Ch4… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Homologous recombination was utilized to generate mice with a deletion in the coding sequence of the nerve growth factor (NGF… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BRAIN cholinergic neurons are critical for memory function1,2 and their loss may contribute to memory impairment in Alzheimer's… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
BRAIN-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), present in minute amounts in the adult central nervous system1, is a member of the… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
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  • The Journal of neuroscience : the official…
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Several findings obtained in recent years suggest that NGF, aside from its well-established function as a neurotrophic factor for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Mammalian neurons can synthesize choline by methylating phosphatidylethanolamine and hydrolyzing the resulting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The nucleus basalis of Meynert provides diffuse cholinergic input to the neocortex. When compared with an age- and sex-matched… (More)
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