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Substantia nigra structure

Known as: Substantia nigra, Nucleus of basis pedunculi, Nigras, Substantia 
A large cell mass extending forward, over the dorsal surface of the crus cerebri, from the rostral border of the pons into the subthalamic region. It… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
Parkinson's disease (PD) results primarily from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Current PD medications… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Parkinson's disease is a common neurodegenerative disease with complex clinical features. Autosomal recessive juvenile… Expand
Review
1992
Review
1992
Abstract: Radicals are species containing one or more unpaired electrons, such as nitric oxide (NO•−). The oxygen radical… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The micro-architecture of the substantia nigra was studied in control cases of varying age and patients with parkinsonism. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The striatum, which is the major component of the basal ganglia in the brain, is regulated in part by dopaminergic input from the… Expand
Review
1988
Review
1988
  • W. Gibb, A. Lees
  • Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
  • 1988
  • Corpus ID: 15172915
The Lewy body is a distinctive neuronal inclusion that is always found in the substantia nigra and other specific brain regions… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We detected large numbers of HLA-DR-positive reactive microglia (macrophages), along with Lewy bodies and free melanin, in the… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Four persons developed marked parkinsonism after using an illicit drug intravenously. Analysis of the substance injected by two… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Abstract The localization and distribution of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) has been studied with the indirect… Expand