Midbrain structure

Known as: Midbrains, Mesencephalons, mesencephalic 
The middle of the three primitive cerebral vesicles of the embryonic brain. Without further subdivision, midbrain develops into a short, constricted… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are evolutionarily conserved, 18- to 25-nucleotide, non-protein coding transcripts that posttranscriptionally… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
To direct human embryonic stem (HES) cells to a dopaminergic neuronal fate, we cocultured HES cells that were exposed to both… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The midbrain dopamine neurons are hypothesized to provide a physiological correlate of the reward prediction error signal… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Long-term potentiation in the hippocampus can be enhanced and prolonged by dopaminergic inputs from midbrain structures such as… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Human embryonic stem (hES) cells are defined by their extensive self-renewal capacity and their potential to differentiate into… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Transplantation of human embryonic dopamine neurons into the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease has proved… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Embryonic stem (ES) cells are clonal cell lines derived from the inner cell mass of the developing blastocyst that can… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Tobacco use in developed countries is estimated to be the single largest cause of premature death. Nicotine is the primary… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
VERTEBRATE midbrain development depends on an organizing centre located at the isthmus, a constriction in the embryonic mid… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
MIDBRAIN dopamine systems are crucially involved in motivational processes underlying the learning and execution of goal-directed… (More)
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