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stri·a·tum

(strī-ā'tŭm), [TA]
Collective name for the caudate nucleus and putamen that together with the globus pallidus or pallidum form the striate body.
Synonym(s): neostriatum
[L. neut. of striatus, furrowed]

striatum

/stri·a·tum/ (stri-a´tum) corpus striatum.stria´tal

stri·a·tum

(strī-ā'tŭm) [TA]
Collective name for the caudate nucleus and putamen that together with the globus pallidus or pallidum form the striate body.
[L. neut. of striatus, furrowed]

striatum

; corpus striatum central nervous system area, including caudate nucleus, putamen and globus pallidus
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Representative images of POEE-induced AChE inhibition at hippocampus (CA1 and CA3) and striatum (CPu) can be seen in Fig.
striatum isolates, we used 2 DNA fingerprinting techniques: automated ribotyping (RiboPrinter Microbial Characterization System; DuPont Qualicon, Wilmington, DE, USA) with EcoRI as restriction enzyme and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) macrorestriction analysis with 2 enzymes (XbaI and SwaI; New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA, USA).
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A new pre-clinical model developed from these findings suggests that continuous CED of an siRNA targeting huntingtin has the potential to achieve physiologically significant coverage of the striatum of Huntington's disease patients with therapeutically relevant drug levels.
Pbo, who is also an author of the new PNAS paper, and Enard enlisted Graybiel, an expert in the striatum, to help study the behavioral effects of replacing Foxp2.
Wilson and his colleagues reported that they found that smokers who could not resist the temptation to smoke also showed weaker responses in the ventral striatum when offered monetary rewards while in the fMRI.
The SL327 injections did not affect grooming, suggesting that increased pERK in the striatum selectively elevates locomotor activity and not general activity.
In the study, neurons that moved to the striatum, a part of the brain involved in movement, didn't form medium-sized spiny neurons, the type most common in the striatum.
Chapters focusing on the framework for normal basal ganglionic function provide background to the dynamics of the basal ganglia and explore the functional significance of the striatum and its "direct" connectivity to output nuclei of the basal ganglia, the "indirect" pathways from striatum to basal ganglia output nuclei and their relation to the "direct" pathway, and theories of basal ganglionic function.
In the present study, a Swedish team uses proteomic methods to investigate the early-stage neurotoxic effects of PBDE-99 on two parts of the developing mouse brain: the striatum and the hippocampus [EHP 114:254-259].
There is a high density of DAT target sites in the striatum, the region of the brain that is primarily affected by PD.