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basal ganglia

[′bā·səl ′gaŋ·glē·ə]
(neuroscience)
The corpus striatum, or the corpus striatum and the thalamus considered together as the important subcortical centers.
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For identification of PD and other related diseases, the Putamen and caudate area of the DaTscan needs to be analyzed and the sample images are presented in Fig.
Altered dopaminergic profile in the putamen and substantia nigra in restless leg syndrome.
Ischemic images in the depth may be observed until the putamen in postoperative MRI since M2 perforators must be sacrificed during the resection of the insular cortex.
Although MRS is capable of detecting increases in CNS GSH following (in)GSH administration, these data suggest MRS putamen concentrations cannot be extrapolated to reflect body status.
This functional alteration could be associated with some degree of Wallerian degeneration of the internal white matter of the putamen.
Other studies using diffusion MRI have shown that FA values in the putamen and caudate are lower in PD compared to NCs [8].
hypometabolism on fluorodeoxyglucose-PET in putamen, brainstem, or cerebellum.
It has also been suggested that putamen is particularly at risk to various pathologic processes because of its high metabolic demand and because it lies in the boundary zones of vascular perfusion8.
Differential expression of DSCR in human brain A quantitative analysis of global transcription of DSCR genes along the structures of the brain nuclei and the limbic lobe revealed that the highest values of z-score were registered in the area that includes the putamen for DSCR3, RCAN1 as well as in left and right caudate nuclei for DSCR6, and the left and right globus pallidus for DSCR3, SH3GBR, DYRK1A, CLIC6 and PRMT2.
They include the hypothalamus; the striatal region, which includes the putamen and caudate and is in charge of motivation and reward; the limbic region, where emotion and memory reside; and the cortical region, which includes the prefrontal cortex, insula, and the anterior cingulate cortex and handles the integration and processing of the brain.
When respondents tasted both colas 'blind', the ventral putamen - the area associated with the evaluation of flavour - lit up.