Regional heterogeneity of choline acetyltransferase activity in primate neocortex

John Lehmann, Robert G. Struble, Piero G. Antuono, Joseph T. Coyle, Linda C. Cork, Donald L. Price

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Abstract

Choline acetyltransferase activity in precentral and temporal regions of primate neocortex is 2.5-fold higher than in occipital cortex. These results suggest large differences in the density of innervation in different regions of primate neocortex by the nucleus basalis of Meynert.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-364
Number of pages4
JournalBrain research
Volume322
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 26 1984

Keywords

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • acetylcholine
  • choline acetyltransferase
  • cortex
  • glutamic acid decarboxylase
  • nucleus basalis of Meynert

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Developmental Biology

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    Lehmann, J., Struble, R. G., Antuono, P. G., Coyle, J. T., Cork, L. C., & Price, D. L. (1984). Regional heterogeneity of choline acetyltransferase activity in primate neocortex. Brain research, 322(2), 361-364. https://doi.org/10.1016/0006-8993(84)90134-3