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The role of astrocytes in stroke, brain plasticity and neurogenesis
Astrocytes, one of the most abundant and heterogeneous cell types in the central nervous system, fulfill many important roles in the healthy and injured brain. This thesis investigates the role of astrocytes in the neurogenic ...
Dopamine and the regulation of movements - significance of nigral and striatal dopamine release in normal, hemiparkinsonian and dyskinetic rats
Introduction: The nigrostriatal dopamine (DA) containing neurones are a pivotal component in the basal ganglia, a network that regulates movement. Degeneration of these neurones causes the cardinal symptoms of Parkinson’s ...