dorsomedial nucleus of hypothalamus

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an oval cluster of cells located dorsal to the ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus.
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28] Orexinergic neurons were widely distributed in lateral hypothalamus, perifornical area, and dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus with their projections widely sent throughout the nervous system like the amygdale, bed nucleus of stria terminalis, and hippocampus.
When Yanagisawa's team examined gene activity in these animals' brains, they found that genes in a region called the dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus (DMH) cycled on and off rhythmically during the day.