Pretectal region

Known as: Praetectum, Pretectal nuclei, Area pretectalis 
Region of midbrain tectum located posterior to the THALAMUS and anterior to the SUPERIOR COLLICULUS.
National Institutes of Health

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2004
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2004
habditis elegans head region by the Pax-6 family member vab-3. Nature 377, 52–55 8 Zhang, Y. and Emmons, S.W. (1995… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Melanopsin is a novel opsin synthesized in a small subset of retinal ganglion cells. Ganglion cells expressing melanopsin are… (More)
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2001
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2001
Tyrosine hydroxylase immunohistochemistry is used to demonstrate catecholaminergic neuronal populations in the fore- and midbrain… (More)
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2001
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2001
To characterize the formation of the dopaminergic system in the developing zebrafish CNS, we cloned cDNAs encoding tyrosine… (More)
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1999
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1999
Here we examine the expression of transcription factors GATA-2 and GATA-3 during early stages of embryonic development in the… (More)
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1990
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1990
The connections of the laterodorsal tegmental nucleus (LDTg) have been investigated using anterograde and retrograde lectin… (More)
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1979
1979
The pattern of projection of the retina to the pretectal region and its retinotopic organization were investigated in the rat by… (More)
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1975
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1975
The projections from the lateral geniculate body of the rat were followed using the technique of autoradiography after injections… (More)
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1974
Highly Cited
1974
1. Nine hundred and sixty cat retinal ganglion cells were evaluated with respect to receptive-field organization and latency to… (More)
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1968
Highly Cited
1968
Several recent studies have indicated that the optic tectum or superior colliculus may serve more important and diverse functions… (More)
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