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central neuron

A neuron confined entirely to the central nervous system.
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Human lau becomes phosphorylated and forms filamentous deposits when overexprcssed in lamprey central neurons in situ.
Interncuronal transfer of human tau between lamprey central neurons in situ.
Thus the trkA-expressing PC12 cells and chromaffin cells are in good contrast with central neurons expressing trkB or trkC corresponding to BDNF or NT-3 (see |9, 10~ for reviews).
The [K.sup.+]-[Cl.sup.-] cotransporter 2, KCC2, is the main CCC isoform expressed in central neurons [13, 14].
In contrast, it is known that central-type SG neurons do not receive monosynaptic inputs from A fibers, thus ruling out central neurons as candidate eSG neurons.
The AcNR1 transcripts are widely distributed in the majority of central neurons and are among the most abundant transcripts in the CNS of adult Aplysia (Fig.
In many animals, the complement of receptor cells far exceeds the number of central neurons that process sensory information.
Although our work may have tentatively identified individual central neurons at earlier stages than previously demonstrated, the findings are still consistent with other descriptions of gangliogenesis.
The ventral nerve cord preparation has been a useful tool for exploring the physiology and pharmacology of central neurons in the lobster (see Otsuka et al., 1967; Livingstone et al., 1980; Ma and Weiger, 1993).
Mechanosensitivity of NMDA receptors in cultured mouse central neurons. Neuron 13: 645-655.
Central neurons were labeled with a calcium indicator, calcium green dextran.

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