Brain stem questions
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Sat Apr 8 00:42:36 EST 1995
I have a couple questions about the
Given that there is a functional asymmetry
to the cerbral hemispheres, I was wondering if
anybody knows if there is an asymmetry to
the ascending brain stem pathways that feed
into the higher brain centers (i.e. the
serotonergic, dopaminergic, and noradrenergic)?
2. The locus ceruleus has two major inputs:
a. the nucleus paragiganticocellularis
b. the nucleus hypoglossi prepositus
both a and b are brain stem nuclei. My question
is, what are the inputs (afferents) to these two nuclei?
Any leads towards answering these questions will be
Thanks in advance!
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