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Localization of preprogalanin mRNA in the monkey hippocampal formation


The existence of neurons expressing preprogalanin mRNA in the monkey hippocampal formation was demonstrated using in situ hybridization of a radio-labelled cRNA probe transcribed from human preprogalanin cDNA. Specific hybridization occurred in neurons of the hilus of the dentate gyrus, fields CA1-3 in Ammon's horn, subiculum, presubiculum, parasubiculum and occasionally in neurons of the entorhinal cortex. These findings suggest that galanin is synthesized by neurons intrinsic to the monkey hippocampal formation.

Type Journal
ISBN 0304-3940 (Print)
Authors Evans, H. F.;Huntley, G. W.;Morrison, J. H.;Shine, J.;Paxinos, G. :
Garvan Authors Prof John Shine
Publisher Name NEUROSCI LETT
Published Date 1992-01-01 00:00:00
Published Volume 146
Published Issue 2
Published Pages 171-5
Status Published In-print