Pedunculopontine Tegmental Nucleus

Known as: Nucleus Tegmentalis Pedunculopontinus, Peduncular nucleus of pons, Tegmental Nucleus, Pedunculopontine 
Dense collection of cells in the caudal pontomesencephalic tegmentum known to play a role in the functional organization of the BASAL GANGLIA and in… (More)
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1983-2017
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2015
Review
2015
The lateral part of the mesopontine tegmentum contains functionally important structures involved in the control of posture and… (More)
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2014
2014
Dopamine (DA) neurons in the midbrain are crucial for motivational control of behavior. However, recent studies suggest that… (More)
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2013
2013
The neuromodulators serotonin, acetylcholine, and dopamine have been proposed to play important roles in the execution of… (More)
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2006
2006
Pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPTg) lesions in rodents lead to increased sucrose consumption, but the psychological deficit… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Midbrain dopamine (DA) neurons respond to sensory cues that predict reward. We tested the hypothesis that projections from the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The basal ganglia are more highly interconnected with the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPN) than with any other brain… (More)
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2000
2000
The role of the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPTg) in stimulus-reward learning was assessed by testing the effects of PPTg… (More)
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1989
1989
The connections of the pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPN) have led us to propose that this structure mediates striatally… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
The pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPTn) was originally defined on cytoarchitectonic grounds in humans. We have employed… (More)
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