Cholinergic Neurons: Septal-Hippocampal Relationships

  • Michael J. Kuhar


There is abundant evidence that acetylcholine functions as a central nervous system (CNS) neurotransmitter (Hebb, 1970). It is present throughout the CNS, although its concentration varies from region to region. There are reviews of the extensive biochemical studies of this compound (Hebb, 1972; Phillis, 1970a) and there have been numerous electrophysiological studies (Phillis, 1970b).


AChE Activity Cholinergic Neuron Choline Acetyltransferase Stratum Radiatum Stratum Pyramidale 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Kuhar
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  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and Psychiatry and the Behavioral SciencesJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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