Direct Influence of Central Anticholinergics on Diverse Structures of the Brain.
ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
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The mesencephalic reticular formation, nonspecific thalamic nuclei, nucleus caudatus and amygdala were found to have m- and n-cholinoreceptors concentrated therein, the distribution of the latter is the first of the above-named structures being dissimilar. The cerebral cortex is largely m-cholinergic. The sensitivity of the m-cholinoreactive systems in the cortex, nucleus caudatus and amygdala varies. Author