By David P. Moore
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The origin of the mesolimbic and mesocortical dopaminergic pathways is also in the mesencephalon, in the ventral tegmental area (dopaminergic cell group A10). The mesolimbic pathway projects to the nucleus accumbens of the limbic system, while the mesocortical pathway projects to the prefrontal cortex and probably also to the cingulate and entorhinal cortices. NOREPINEPHRINERGIC PATHWAYS Major ascending norepinephrinergic (noradrenergic) projections are mainly from the locus ceruleus of the pons.
29 A four-compartment model describing the kinetics of 99mTc-HMPAO in the brain: k1 to k6 denotes constants of firstorder kinetics. Lipophilic HMPAO is freely diffusible from blood to brain; hydrophilic HMPAO is non-diffusible. Since the conversion from the lipophilic to the hydrophilic form is almost irreversible k4 0k6 00. BBB, bloodÁbrain barrier. Reproduced from Borch K, Greisen G. (1997), with permission. neuroimaging, the reconstruction of the photon data may reflect cerebral blood flow or cerebral tissue binding, depending on the nature of the ligand used.
Choline (Cho), among other functions, acts as a polar head group in phospholipid molecules. 27c). Proton MRS carried out at a (stronger magnetic field 3 tesla [T] or above) allows other peaks to be identified and is therefore more informative. 28a shows a spectrum from a 31-phosphorus MRS (31P MRS) study of the brain in schizophrenia (Puri et al. 2004). The peak labeled PME (phosphomonoesters) corresponds to the phosphoethanolamine and phosphocholine peaks and indexes membrane phospholipid anabolism, while the peak labeled PDE (phosphodiesters) corresponds to the glycerol 3-phosphoethanolamine and glycerol 3phosphocholine peaks and indexes phospholipid catabolism.