The Development of the Rat Hypothalamus by Joseph AltmanThe Development of the Rat Hypothalamus by Joseph Altman

The Development of the Rat Hypothalamus

byJoseph Altman, Shirley A. Bayer

Paperback | October 31, 2011

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The hypothalamus is a vitally important component of the vertebrate nervous system, being involved in the regulation of the pituitary gland, the autonomic nervous system, and the central and peripheral motor systems; and implicated in such functions as reproduction, feeding, drinking, aggression, vigilance, and some other not clearly understood motivational processes. The development of the hypothalamus is generally recognized as an important field of inquiry, and many studies are available that deal with the biochemical, electrophysiologi­ cal, morphological, and behavioral maturation of one or another component of this unique brain region. However, comprehensive studies of the development of the hypothalamus are scant. Some of the early attempts have been reviewed by Diepen (1962). Among the more recent studies, some in the context of de­ scriptions of the development of the entire diencephalon, are those by Rose (1942) in the rabbit; Luyendijk (1944) and Niimi et al. (1962) in the mouse; Auer (1951) and Keyser (1972) in the hamster; Stroer (1956), Coggeshall (1964), and Hyyppa (1969) in the rat; and Gilbert (1953), Kahle (1956), and Richter (1965) in man. Thymidine radiography was utilized in the study by Ifft (1972) in the rat, Shimada and Nakamura (1973) in the mouse, and Wyss and Sripanid­ ku1chai (1985) in the cat.
Title:The Development of the Rat HypothalamusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 24.4 × 17 × 0.02 inPublished:October 31, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Materials and Methods.- 3 An Overview of the Organization of the Hypothalamus.- 4 Delineation of the Hypothalamic Primordium of the Third Ventricle Neuroepithelium.- 5 Development of the Reticular Hypothalamus: The First Wave.- 5.1 The Lateral Hypothalamus.- 5.2 The Entopeduncular Nucleus.- 5.3 The Zona Incerta.- 6 Development of the Core Hypothalamus: The Second Wave.- 6.1 Development of the Preoptic Area.- 6.2 Development of the Anterior Hypothalamus: Rostral Region.- 6.2.1 The Anterior Hypothalamic Nuclei.- 6.2.2 The Paraventricular Nucleus.- 6.2.3 The Supraoptic Nucleus.- 6.2.4 The Problem of the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis.- 6.3 Development of the Anterior Hypothalamus: Caudal Region.- 6.3.1 The Ventromedial Nucleus.- 6.3.2 The Dorsomedial Nucleus.- 6.4 Development of the Posterior Hypothalamus: Ventral Region.- 6.4.1 The Subthalamic Nucleus.- 6.4.2 The Tuberal Magnocellular Nucleus.- 6.4.3 The Premammillary Nuclei.- 6.5 Development of the Posterior Hypothalamus: Dorsal Region.- 6.5.1 The Supramammillary Nucleus.- 6.5.2 The Posterior Area Nuclei.- 6.6 Development of the Mammillary Body.- 7 Development of the Midline Hypothalamus: The Third Wave.- 7.1 The Suprachiasmatic Nucleus.- 7.2 The Arcuate Nucleus.- 7.3 The Periventricular Field.- 8 Development of the Specialized Linings of the Third Ventricle.- 9 Development of Some Glial Components of the Hypothalamus.- 10 General Discussion.- 11 Summary.- References.