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Basal Ganglia: Insights into Origins from Lamprey Brains

By Mario F. Wullimann

Abstract

SummaryThe lamprey brain has now been shown to have basal ganglia circuitry, with an output that acts tonically on midbrain and brainstem motor centers and is modulated by ascending dopaminergic input. This condition was believed to represent the tetrapod condition, but now appears to be far more ancient

Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.05.052
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