Neuronal Networks That Control the Septal Pacemaker System: Synaptic Interconnections Between the Septal Complex, Hippocampus, Supramammillary Area, and Median Raphe

  • Csaba Leranth
  • Robert P. Vertes

Abstract

This chapter outlines the synaptic interconnections of neurochemically characterized neuronal cell groups located in the medial septum diagonal band of Broca (MSDB), supramammillary area (SUM), and median raphe nucleus (MR) that are involved directly and indirectly via the MSDB GABAergic and cholinergic pacemaker neurons, in the subcortical regulation of hippocampal theta rhythm activity. Furthermore, data will be presented regarding the way in which the hippocampal formation might regulate the activity of spontaneously bursting SUM neurons. Although the chapter contains descriptions of each experiment, the methodological details will only be given for those procedures that are not generally used.

Keywords

Serotonin Neurol Choline Glutaraldehyde Uranyl 

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