CNS Nuclei & Structures

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CNS Nuclei & Structures
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2011-12-01 00:05:29
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CNS Nuclei & Structures & nEUROTRANSMITTERS
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  1. Substantia Nigra Location
    Midbrain
  2. Substantia Nigra Function/Role
    Coordination of movement of skeletal muscle
  3. Substantia Nigra NT
    Dopamine
  4. Locus coeruleus location
    Pons
  5. Locus coeruleus Function/Role
    Alertness, arousal
  6. Locus coeruleus NT
    • Norepinephrine
    • (Highest concentration of Norepi)
  7. Vasomotor center location
    Brainstem
  8. Vasomotor center function/role
    blood pressure
  9. Vasomotor center NT
    Norepinephrine
  10. Hippocampus location
    Limbic System
  11. Hippocampus function/role
    Higher learning, memoryh
  12. Hippocampus NT
    ACh
  13. Arcuate nucleus location
    Hypothalmus
  14. Arcuate nucleus function/role
    Regulates food intake
  15. Arcuate nucleus NT (3)
    • Dopamine
    • Serotoniun
    • Norepi
  16. Raphe nuclei location
    Medulla
  17. Raphe nuclei function/role
    Sleep/wake, alertness
  18. Raphe nuclei NT
    Serotonin
  19. Amygdyla location
    Limbic system
  20. Amygdyla function/role
    Processing memory of emotional reactions
  21. Amygdyla NT
    Dopamine and Norepi
  22. Nucleus accumbens location
    Limbic system
  23. Nucleus accumbens function/role
    Reward center
  24. Nucleus accumbens NT
    Dopamine
  25. Cranial nerve X (vagus) location
    Brain stem
  26. Cranial nevre X (vagus) function/role
    Motor, sensory analysis
  27. Cranial nevre X (vagus) NT
    ACh
  28. Suprachiasmatic nucleus location
    Hypothalmus
  29. Suprachiasmatic nucleus function/role
    • Biological clock
    • Sleep/wake cycles
  30. Suprachiasmatic nucleus NT
    • Serotonin
    • Norepi

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