The present review focuses on the anatomy and physiology of the forebrain cholinergic system in primates, the effects of aging on this system, the consequences of experimental lesions of the primate basal forebrain, and the changes occurring in this neuronal population in AD, in aged individuals with Down's syndrome and in certain demented patients with Parkinson's disease (PD).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)