Pars Compacta

Known as: Nigra Compactas, Substantia, Substantia Nigra Compacta, Substantia nigra pars compacta 
A part of the substantia nigra. The pars compacta nerve cells contain melanin and are involved in motor control.
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2017
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2017
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the world. Its causes are poorly understood and… (More)
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2006
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2006
The basal ganglia and cerebellum are considered to play a role in timing, although their differential roles in timing remain… (More)
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2004
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2004
Inflammatory changes have been found in Parkinson's disease, in humans intoxicated with the parkinsonian toxin MPTP, and in… (More)
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2002
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2002
The proteolytic activities of 26/20S proteasomes are impaired in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) in sporadic Parkinson's… (More)
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1998
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1998
The dopaminergic phenotype of neurons in human substantia nigra deteriorates during normal aging, and loss of these neurons is… (More)
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1995
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1995
Postsynaptic responses of dopamine (DA) neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) to stimulation of the… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
1. The membrane properties of substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) neurones were recorded in guinea-pig in vitro brain slices. 2… (More)
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1991
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1991
1. The membrane properties of substantia nigra pars compacta neurones were studied using an in vitro slice preparation of guinea… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The micro-architecture of the substantia nigra was studied in control cases of varying age and patients with parkinsonism. A… (More)
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1983
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1983
A syndrome similar to idiopathic parkinsonism developed after intravenous self-administration of an illicit drug preparation in… (More)
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