Afferent Connections of the Medial Basal Hypothalamus by Laszlo ZaborszkyAfferent Connections of the Medial Basal Hypothalamus by Laszlo Zaborszky

Afferent Connections of the Medial Basal Hypothalamus

byLaszlo Zaborszky

Paperback | December 1, 1981

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Title:Afferent Connections of the Medial Basal HypothalamusFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 1, 1981Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540110763

ISBN - 13:9783540110767

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 1.1 The Functional Significance of the Medial Basal Hypothalamus.- 1.2 Scope of the Monograph.- 1.3 Historical Background.- 2 Materials and Methods.- 2.1 Light Microscopic Degeneration Techniques.- 2.2 Electron Microscopic Degeneration Studies.- 2.3 Lesioning of Nerve Tracts and Cell Groups.- 2.4 Fiber Tracing by the Retrograde Transport of Horseradish Peroxidase.- 2.5 Biochemistry.- 3 Fiber Systems Between the Lower Brain Stem and the Hypothalamus.- 3.1 The Functional Significance of Connections.- 3.2 Origin of Brain Stem Fibers to the MBH.- 3.3 Transmitters of Fibers to the MBH.- 3.4 Topography of Pathways Between the Lower Brain Stem and the Hypothalamus; Termination of Brain Stem Fibers in the MBH.- 3.5 Discussion.- 3.5.1 Methodological Considerations.- 3.5.2 Catecholaminergic Innervation.- 3.5.3 Serotoninergic Afferentation.- 3.5.4 Nonmonoaminergic Innervation.- 3.6 General Rules of Organization of Brain Stem-MBH Connections.- 4 Connections of the Limbic Systems with the MBH.- 4.1 Functional Significance of Connections.- 4.2 Connections Between the Hippocampus and the MBH.- 4.3 Fibers from Rostral Limbic Regions.- 4.4 Amygdalohypothalamic Connections.- 4.5 Discussion.- 4.5.1 Connections of the Median Eminence.- 4.5.2 Connections of the Arcuate and Periventricular Nuclei.- 4.5.3 Connections of the Ventromedial Nucleus.- 4.5.4 Connections of the Retrochiasmatic Area.- 4.6 Regularities in the Limbic-MBH Connections.- 5 Other Hypothalamic Afferents.- 6 Intrahypothalamic Connections.- 6.1 Introduction.- 6.2 Experimental Degeneration Studies.- 6.3 HRP Studies.- 6.4 Discussion.- 6.4.1 Intrahypothalamic Connections of the Anterior Periventricular Nucleus.- 6.4.2 Intrahypothalamic Afferents of the Arcuate and Ventromedial Nuclei.- 6.4.3 Intrahypothalamic Connections of the Median Eminence.- 6.5 The Organization of Intrahypothalamic Connections.- 7 A Synthetic View of Local and Extrahypo- thalamic Neural Circuits.- 8 Functional Implications.- 8.1 Anterior Pituitary Regulation.- 8.1.1 Gonadotropin Regulation.- 8.1.2 Corticotropin Regulation.- 8.1.3 Growth Hormone Regulation.- 8.1.4 Thyrotropin Secretion.- 8.1.5 Prolactin Regulation.- 8.2 Various Behavioral Functions.- 8.2.1 Reproductive Behavior.- 8.2.2 Aggressive Behavior.- 8.2.3 Feeding Behavior.- 9 Summary.- Abbreviations Used in Figures.- References.