bed nucleus of the stria terminalis


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bed nucleus of the stria terminalis

Any of the many small clusters of neurons on which some axons of the stria terminalis synapse. The bed nuclei lie lateral to the columns of the fornix and dorsal to the anterior commissure.
See also: nucleus
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Alcohol exposure alters NMDAR function in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis.
Puente, N,; et al, Cannabinoid receptors in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis control cortical excitation of midbrain dopamine cells in vivo.
Alphal-adrenergic receptor-induced heterosynaptic long-term depression in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis is disrupted in mouse models of affective disorders.
beta-Adrenergic receptors enhance excitatory transmission in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis through a corticotrophin-releasing factor receptor-dependent and cocaine-regulated mechanism.
Localization and function of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor in the anterolateral bed nucleus of the stria terminalis.