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gyrus

[′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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3) Neurogenesis has been confirmed in the dentate gyrus of the hippocampus of both rodents and humans, thus more research has been conducted on the effects of alcohol on hippocampal neurogenesis than on neurogenesis in the SVZ.
Not surprisingly, the dentate gyrus appeared active--the brain was recording the new images.
Thyroid hormone and development of the rat hippocampus: cell acquisition in the dentate gyrus.
Running increases cell proliferation and neurogenesis in the adult mouse dentate gyrus.
Effect of prenatal exposure to an anti-inflammatory drug on neuron number in cornu ammonis and dentate gyrus of the rat hippocampus: A stereological study.
Previous studies showed that Rhodiola rosea extract had a protective effect on the hippocampal region and dentate gyrus in rats suffered from ischemia-reperfusion (Song et al.
2004) Effect of voluntary exercise on synaptic plasticity and gene expreesion in dentate gyrus of adult male Sprague-Dawley rats in vivo.
Afferent fibers carry impulses from diverse sensory cortical areas, the thalamus and the brain-stem, to the pyriform lobe, the dentate gyrus and posterior hippocampus.
By incorporating realistic BC models into dentate gyrus network models, we will be able to test the contribution of this important type of GABAergic interneuron to complex functions of the dentate gyrus, such as pattern separation, temporal deconvolution, and conversion from grid to place codes.
Small, MD, had shown that changes in a specific part of the brain -- the dentate gyrus -- are associated with age-related memory decline.
RbAp48 is less abundant in the dentate gyrus of older mammals versus younger ones.
That section of the brain, called the dentate gyrus, has long been suspected of being especially vulnerable to aging.