WOROI: 411 - Ventral tegmental area
 
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WOROI: 411 - Ventral tegmental area

An area close the the substantia nigra pars compacta with dopaminergic neurons. According to Oades and Halliday VTA in the rat lies 'close to the midline on the floor of the midbrain' and the substantia nigra is lateral to the area.

Abbreviation: VTA

Variation: Ventral tegmentum

External databases

BrainInfo: 512

Taxonomy

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Cerebral peduncle
   

Talairach coordinates

None

Text contexts

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References

  1. R. D. Oades; G. M. Halliday. Ventral tegmental (A10) system: neurobiology. 1. anatomy and connectivity. Brain Research Reviews, 1987.


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