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(Science: anatomy, neurology) The part of the brain above the pons and below the thalamus, it is the uppermost part of the brainstem, and is involved in basic, unconscious body function.

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question about LCM

Hello all, Recently I am set to perform LCM on PFA-fixed midbrain sections of TH-GPF transgenic mice and encountered some problems. The quantity and quality of RNA isolated from LCM cells were too poor to do the downstream analysis like real-time PCR. ...

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by johnmay
Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: question about LCM
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Re: controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One

... that would be the remnants of our ancestors' brain, the more primal part. It is the brainstem. It is divided into the medulla,the Pons, and the Midbrain. Hope what I provided was helpful. :)

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by plasmodesmata11
Fri Feb 06, 2009 3:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One
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Substintia Nigra

Hi friends :- I would like to ask about the function of the neuromelanin in the substantia Nigra in the midbrain Thanx in advance for ur answers

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by ahm_k1
Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Substintia Nigra
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Views: 2826

Re: reflex

... For instance, testing the pupillary response (eyes become contracted when light hit them) isolates the problem to a specific part of the midbrain in the Westphal-Edinger nucleus as well as testing pathways that cross over as well as testing the oculomotor cranial nerve. If the pupillary ...

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by kiekyon
Sun Apr 23, 2006 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: reflex
Replies: 2
Views: 1979

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