Structure of area postrema

Known as: Area postrema in medulla oblongata, Postrema, Area, Trigger Zones, Chemoreceptor 
A small, rounded eminence on each side of the FOURTH VENTRICLE, which receives nerve fibers from the SOLITARY NUCLEUS; SPINAL CORD; and adjacent… (More)
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2011
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2011
OBJECTIVE To characterize the neuropathologic features of neuromyelitis optica (NMO) at the medullary floor of the fourth… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease that typically affects optic nerves and spinal cord. Its… (More)
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2006
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2006
Ghrelin is a hormone that stimulates growth hormone secretion and signals energy insufficiency via interaction with its receptor… (More)
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2000
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2000
Two G protein-coupled receptors have been identified that bind corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and urocortin (UCN) with high… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is derived from the peptide precursor pre-pro-glucagon (PPG) by enzymatic cleavage and acts via… (More)
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1996
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1996
Human epidemiological data show a strong association between low birth weight and hypertension in adulthood, an effect that has… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The distribution of cells that express mRNA encoding the androgen (AR) and estrogen (ER) receptors was examined in adult male and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The effect of surgical ablation of the area postrema on acute (5-10 minutes) and chronic (5-10 days) increases in mean arterial… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
We applied the neuroanatomical tracers cholera toxin-horseradish peroxidase and wheat germ agglutinin-horseradish peroxidase to… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Ascending projections from the caudal (general-visceroceptive) part of the nucleus of the solitary tract (NTS) were studied… (More)
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