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forebrain:

see brainbrain,
the supervisory center of the nervous system in all vertebrates. It also serves as the site of emotions, memory, self-awareness, and thought. Anatomy and Function
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forebrain

[′fȯr‚brān]
(embryology)
The most anterior expansion of the neural tube of a vertebrate embryo.
(vertebrate zoology)
The part of the adult brain derived from the embryonic forebrain; includes the cerebrum, thalamus, and hypothalamus.
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Twenty-four hours after forebrain ischemia, the hippocampus, cortex and striatum were obtained and homogenized.
[alpha]-Synuclein immunostaining indicated LBD within the brainstem, limbic structures of mesial temporal lobe, and basal forebrain (not shown), and the presence of only sparse Lewy bodies in the temporal neocortex.
Interaction of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons with the glucocorticoid system in stress regulation and cognitive impairment.
The crucial step in the above experiment was differentiation of hESC-derived neural progenitor cells towards a forebrain progenitor fate by pretreatment with SHH and FGF8.
This study showed that the forebrain glutamatergic neuron-specific SNAP-25 cKO lead to a typical SZ-like phenotype.
To examine the effects of GBE on cholinergic neurons, the number of ChAT-positive cells in the basal forebrain was estimated by using immunohistochemistry.
Acute electrical stimulation targeting the medial forebrain bundle (MFB) and associated pathways have been investigated in preclinical models of psychiatric disorders [30-33]; however, the consequences of chronic and continuous MFB stimulation have not been previously studied.
High-voltage-activated calcium currents in basal forebrain neurons during aging.
Dr Karen K Hsiao Ashe, Dr Jada Lewis and Dr Michael Hutton have developed the rTg4510 mice that exhibit many salient characteristics of hereditary human dementia in an age-dependent manner covering cognitive impairment, motor deficits, the presence of neurofibrillary tangles and neuronal loss in the forebrain.
Given the abundant expression of [Ca.sub.V]2.1 channels in the cerebrum, it was hypothesized that functional [GABA.sub.A] receptor subunit expression may be altered in the forebrain of tgrol mice.
where S1a to S6a represent the forebrain areas in sections 1 to 6, respectively.
The optical fractionator method was used to estimate the total number of p75NTR positive neurons in one out of 20 forebrain sections by an operator blinded to the animal's diagnostic classification.