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Neurotransmitters That Act on Cholinergic Magnocellular Forebrain Nuclei Influence Cortical Acetylcholine Output

  • G. Pepeu
  • F. Casamenti
  • P. Mantovani
  • M. Magnani
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 30)

Abstract

The amount of acetylcholine (ACh) released from the nerve endings depends upon the impulse flow within the cortical cholinergic network. The collection of ACh diffusing from the cortical surface makes it possible therefore to measure indirectly the activity of cholinergic neurons (24).

Keywords

Cerebral Cortex Cholinergic Neuron Basal Forebrain Nucleus Basalis Dopaminergic Agonist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Pepeu
    • 1
  • F. Casamenti
    • 1
  • P. Mantovani
    • 1
  • M. Magnani
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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