Whole-Brain Monosynaptic Afferent Projections to the Cholecystokinin Neurons of the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus

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Xiang-Shan Yuan; Hao-Hua Wei; Wei Xu; Lu Wang; Wei-Min Qu; Rui-Xi Li; Zhi-Li Huang;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience (issn: 1662-453X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00807, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00807/full
  • Subject: rabies viruses | monosynaptic inputs | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | circadian rhythm | cholecystokinin neuron | suprachiasmatic nucleus
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | nervous system | sense organs | digestive, oral, and skin physiology | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

The suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) is the principal pacemaker driving the circadian rhythms of physiological behaviors. The SCN consists of distinct neurons expressing neuropeptides, including arginine vasopressin (AVP), vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP), gastrin-r... View more
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