Preoptic Areas

Known as: Preoptic Area, Areas, Preoptic, Area Preoptica 
Region of hypothalamus between the ANTERIOR COMMISSURE and OPTIC CHIASM.
National Institutes of Health

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2013
Highly Cited
2013
We are brain cartographers, and, like our geographer colleagues, our central aim is to provide precise coordinates and accurate… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
GABA-containing (GABAergic) interneurons play an important role in the function of the cerebral cortex. Through mostly inhibitory… (More)
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2006
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2006
Kisspeptins are peptide ligands of the G protein-coupled receptor GPR54, recently shown to be essential to reproductive function… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Sleep is influenced by diverse factors such as circadian time, affective states, ambient temperature, pain, etc., but pathways… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Lesion and thermal stimulation studies suggest that temperature regulation is controlled by a hierarchy of neural structures… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Neurons in the ventrolateral preoptic nucleus (VLPO) in rats show c-fos activation after sleep and provide GABAergic innervation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The tuberomammillary nucleus (TMN) is the major source of histaminergic innervation of the mammalian brain and is thought to play… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Integration of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal stress response occurs by way of interactions between stress-sensitive brain… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Oxytocin binding (Bmax) was found to be higher in the ventral tegmental area (VTA) and the medial preoptic area (MPOA) at… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
The present report demonstrates the existence of a marked sexual difference in the volume of an intensely staining cellular… (More)
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