Figure 1
Location of dopaminergic perikarya (A11-A14) are depicted schematically on frontal sections through the diencephalon of the rat.  Abbreviations: AC, anterior commissure; ah, anterior hypothalamic area; A11,12,13,14, DA cell groups; dh, dorsal hypothalamic area; dm, dorsomedial nucleus; F, fornix; MT, mammilothalamic tract; OC, optic chiasm; ph, posterior hypothalamus; pom, medial preoptic area; PPN, preoptic periventricular nucleus; pv, paraventricular nucleus; st, bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. (Modified from 9)

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published 2000