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Cholinergic Neurons

Known as: Cholinergic Neuron, Neuron, Cholinergic, Neurons, Cholinergic 
Neurons whose primary neurotransmitter is ACETYLCHOLINE.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The basal forebrain cholinergic complex comprising medial septum, horizontal and vertical diagonal band of Broca, and nucleus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) mutations cause dysregulation of energy balance and hyperinsulinemia. We have used mouse models to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPTg) and laterodorsal tegmental nucleus (LDTg) provide cholinergic afferents to several… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Degeneration of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons (BFCNs) contributes to cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Homologous recombination was utilized to generate mice with a deletion in the coding sequence of the nerve growth factor (NGF… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1983
Review
1983
Great emphasis is being placed on identification of neurotransmitter systems involved in the symptomatic manifestations of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Recent evidence indicates that the nucleus basalis of Meynert, a distinct population of basal forebrain neurons, is a major… Expand
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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… Expand
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