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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Gait disturbances are frequent and disabling in advanced Parkinson's disease. These symptoms respond poorly to usual medical and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Gait disturbances and akinesia are extremely disabling in advanced Parkinson's disease. It has been suggested that modulation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Gait disturbance and postural instability are some the most disabling symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease and in late… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The peduncolopontine nucleus modulates locomotor activity and dysfunction in this nucleus may be responsible for the gait and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We report longitudinal data on a group of 29 male patients 50 years of age or older who were initially diagnosed as having… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
In an effort to account for a large number of reported functions mediated by a small portion of the midbrain, a hypothesis is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
This study demonstrated a significant loss of neurons within the lateral part of the pedunculopontine nucleus pars compacta in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
In the brains of humans and other mammals, there are two principal groups of cholinergic nuclei aside from those forming the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus (PPTn) was originally defined on cytoarchitectonic grounds in humans. We have employed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Small injections of tritiated leucine and proline confined to the ventral tegmental area (AVT) were found to label fibers… Expand
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