This book represents the third part of Integrated Systems of the CNS in the Handbook of Chemical Neuroanatomy. Part I is concerned with limbic regions and the hypothalamus, as well as with the retina. Part II contains reviews of central pathways associated with four major sensory systems. Part III is dedicated to W.J.H. Nauta, best remembered for the first selective silver implantation technique for dealing with degenerating axons. The volume is divided into three sections: the cerebellum, chemoarchitecture and anatomy; the basal ganglia; and the olfactory system. An excellent volume to keep pace with this challenging and rapidly developing field.

Table of Contents

The Cerebellum, Chemoarchitecture and Anatomy (J. Voogd, D. Jaarsma, E. Marani). 1. Introduction. 2. Cytology of the cerebellar cortex. 3. Chemical anatomy of the cerebellar cortex. 4. Gross anatomy of the mammalian cerebellum. 5. The cerebellar nuclei. 6. Efferent and afferent connections of the cerebellar cortex: corticonuclear, olivocerebellar and mossy fiber connections and cytochemical maps. 7. Postscript. 8. Acknowledgements. 9. References. II. The Basal Ganglia (C.R. Gerfen, C.J. Wilson). 1. Introduction. 2. Organizational overview. 3. Cerebral cortex input to striatum. 4. Striatum. 5. Globus pallidus (external segment). 6. Subthalamic nucleus. 7. Substantia nigra/entopeduncular nucleus. 8. Connectional organization of basal ganglia. 9. Relationship between cortex and basal ganglia. 10. Striatal patch/matrix compartments. 11. Direct/indirect striatal output system. 12. Acknowledgements. 13. References. III. The Olfactory System (M.T. Shipley, J.H. McLean, L.A. Zimmer, M. Ennis). 1. Introduction. 2. The main olfactory bulb. 3. Primary olfactory cortex. 4. Integration of the main olfactory system with other functions. 5. The accessory olfactory system. 6. "Non-olfactory" modulatory inputs to the olfactory system. 7. Acknowledgements. 8. Abbreviations. 9. References. Subject Index.


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