Topographical connections of the substantia nigra pars reticulata to higher-order thalamic nuclei in the rat

Gulcebi M. I. , Ketenci S., Linke R., Hacioglu H., Yanali H., Veliskova J., ...More

BRAIN RESEARCH BULLETIN, vol.87, pp.312-318, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 87
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2011.11.005
  • Title of Journal : BRAIN RESEARCH BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.312-318


The substantia nigra pars reticulata (SNR) is the ventral subdivision of the substantia nigra and contains mostly GABAergic neurons. The present study explores whether the SNR relates to all dorsal thalamic nuclei equally or just to a particular group of nuclei, such as first or higher-order nuclei.