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Decussation

Known as: Chiasm, Decussatio, Raphe 
Anatomical junction in which two or more anatomical structures intermingle segments of their component parts. Examples: commissure, raphe
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE In general, classification of a disease has proven to be advantageous for disease management. This may also be valid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Joubert syndrome is a congenital brain malformation of the cerebellar vermis and brainstem with abnormalities of axonal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptophan, 5-HT) is a neurotransmitter synthesized in the raphe nuclei of the brain stem and involved in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Serotonin is implicated in mood regulation, and drugs acting via the serotonergic system are effective in treating anxiety and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
You are contacted by a concerned 34-year-old airline pilot with a leaky bicuspid aortic valve recently diagnosed by an… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The expression pattern of mRNA encoding two orexin receptors (OX1R and OX2R) in the rat brain was examined. OX1R and OX2R… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Previous studies have shown that infusion of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) into the midbrain, near the PAG and dorsal… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Thanks largely to the study of the brainstem nuclei that mediate stimulation analgesia, the involvement of the monoamines in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The organization of projection neurons in the ventral tegmental area (VTA), and in adjacent parts of the raphe nuclei medial to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
The role of vision in neuroendocrine regulation is well-known1, 2, but few data are available on specific visual pathways… Expand
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