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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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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.
Age-dependent loss of NGF signaling in the rat basal forebrain is due to disrupted MAPK activation.
Low-voltage activated calcium currents increase in basal forebrain neurons from aged rats.
In order to determine the total number of functional GABA binding sites expressed on forebrain membranes, [[sup.
In addition, mice with forebrain GR deletions, including the hippocampus, have exaggerated responses to restraint and novelty (but not hypoxia) and impaired dexamethasone suppression of corticosterone release (Boyle et al.
The GSK researchers used CDI's commercially available iCell Neurons, comprised of human neurons with characteristic forebrain markers, to model neuronal loss in human AD brains by exposing them to beta-amyloid 1-42 (AB1-42), a peptide known to be associated with AD.
Holoprosencephaly (HPE) is the most common structural anomaly of the development of human's forebrain, resulting from incomplete midline cleavage of the prosencephalon, associated with neurologic impairment and dysmorphism of the brain and face, due to disturbance of the delicate balance of signals required for proper separation of the cerebral hemispheres.
Proof of principle has been provided by evidence of efficacy for intrathecal infusion of nerve growth factor in patients with Alzheimer's disease, although this is a therapy that's clinically impractical as it entails accessing the basal forebrain via stereotactic brain surgery.
Purpose: We investigated the role of VEGF in regulating neural development in early mouse forebrain.
The ForeBRAIN product is consistent with our prior observation that Pure One[TM] algae oil fatty acids are balanced to match the body's needs.
Given that one of the main interests of the reviewed research programs has been to demonstrate homologies of brain structures and behavioral functions between mammals and fish, the paper starts describing a) the basic assumptions of the neuroethological approach, followed by b) a brief description of brain anatomy and ontogeny of fish, and c) the evolutionary implications that stem from the analysis of the forebrain development of fish.
They consider such topics as banking tissue for neurodegenerative research, mass spectrometry for post-transitional modifications, protein interaction networks, the redox proteomics of oxidatively modified brain proteins in mild cognitive impairment, the proteomics of experience-dependent plasticity in the songbird auditory forebrain, and applications of proteomics to nerve regeneration research.