Light and electron microscopic studies on the medial forebrain bundle in the rat. I. Nerve terminals in the lateral hypothalamus of extrahypothalamic origin

H. Van Cuc, Cs Leranth, M. Palkovits

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Abstract

Degenerated nerve terminals were demonstrated in the lateral hypothalamus of the rat following transection of the rostral and caudal fibres to the medial forebrain bundle (MFB) and a parasagittal cut along the lateral edge of the hypothalamus. In the light of these findings the termination of extrahypothalamic MFB pathways on intrinsic neurons is assumed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-68
Number of pages10
JournalActa morphologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae
Volume27
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1979

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