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Distribution of neuronal structures immunoreactive for parvalbumin in the midcingulate cortex of the rabbit.

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Summary of "Distribution of neuronal structures immunoreactive for parvalbumin in the midcingulate cortex of the rabbit."

The rabbit midcingulate cortex that enclosed four cortical areas was immunohistochemically studied using a calcium-binding protein, parvalbumin, as a neurochemical marker. The distribution of parvalbumin-immunopositive somata and fibres was similar across all four areas, where they were present mainly in layers 2/3 and 5. However, there were a slightly greater number of the immunopositive structures in the two ventral areas than the two dorsal areas. Similarity in the distribution of parvalbumin-immunopositive structures across the four areas suggests that neurons expressing parvalbumin may be involved in similar functions across the constituent areas of the rabbit midcingulate cortex.

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Name: Anatomia, histologia, embryologia
ISSN: 1439-0264
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