"Reticular Formation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A region extending from the PONS & MEDULLA OBLONGATA through the MESENCEPHALON, characterized by a diversity of neurons of various sizes and shapes, arranged in different aggregations and enmeshed in a complicated fiber network.
- Reticular Formation
- Formation, Reticular
- Formations, Reticular
- Reticular Formations
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Reticular Formation" by people in Profiles.
Mancia G, Magrini F, Morganti A, Stella A, Schwartz PJ, Cuspidi C, Giannattasio C, Grassi G, Parati G, Weber MA, Lackland D. In Memoriam: Alberto Zanchetti (Parma July 27, 1926 - Milan March 24, 2018). J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2018 05; 20(5):826-828.
Miller VM, Lawrence DA, Mondal TK, Seegal RF. Reduced glutathione is highly expressed in white matter and neurons in the unperturbed mouse brain--implications for oxidative stress associated with neurodegeneration. Brain Res. 2009 Jun 18; 1276:22-30.
Arias-Carrión O, Murillo-Rodriguez E, Xu M, Blanco-Centurion C, Drucker-Colín R, Shiromani PJ. Transplantation of hypocretin neurons into the pontine reticular formation: preliminary results. Sleep. 2004 Dec 15; 27(8):1465-70.
Blanco-Centurion CA, Salin-Pascual RJ. Extracellular serotonin levels in the medullary reticular formation during normal sleep and after REM sleep deprivation. Brain Res. 2001 Dec 27; 923(1-2):128-36.
Greco MA, Shiromani PJ. Hypocretin receptor protein and mRNA expression in the dorsolateral pons of rats. Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 2001 Mar 31; 88(1-2):176-82.
Gillin JC, Salin-Pascual R, Velazquez-Moctezuma J, Shiromani P, Zoltoski R. Cholinergic receptor subtypes and REM sleep in animals and normal controls. Prog Brain Res. 1993; 98:379-87.
Velazquez-Moctezuma J, Shalauta M, Gillin JC, Shiromani PJ. Cholinergic antagonists and REM sleep generation. Brain Res. 1991 Mar 08; 543(1):175-9.
Shiromani PJ, Armstrong DM, Bruce G, Hersh LB, Groves PM, Gillin JC. Relation of pontine choline acetyltransferase immunoreactive neurons with cells which increase discharge during REM sleep. Brain Res Bull. 1987 Mar; 18(3):447-55.
Shiromani PJ, Fishbein W. Continuous pontine cholinergic microinfusion via mini-pump induces sustained alterations in rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1986 Dec; 25(6):1253-61.
Shiromani PJ, McGinty DJ. Pontine neuronal response to local cholinergic infusion: relation to REM sleep. Brain Res. 1986 Oct 29; 386(1-2):20-31.