Genomes and Genes
dorsal raphe nucleus
Summary: The dorsal region of the raphe nucleus which is a source of the SEROTONERGIC NEURONS innervating the TELENCEPHALON; DIENCEPHALON; MESENCEPHALON; and RHOMBENCEPHALON.
- Yang T, Jang E, Ryu Y, Lee G, Lee E, Chang S, et al. Effect of acupuncture on Lipopolysaccharide-induced anxiety-like behavioral changes: involvement of serotonin system in dorsal Raphe nucleus. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:528 pubmed publisher..Our results suggest that acupuncture can ameliorate anxiety-like behaviors, possibly through regulation of SERT in the DRN. ..
- Correia P, Lottem E, Banerjee D, Machado A, Carey M, Mainen Z. Transient inhibition and long-term facilitation of locomotion by phasic optogenetic activation of serotonin neurons. elife. 2017;6: pubmed publisher..We found that activating dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN) 5-HT neurons induced a strong suppression of spontaneous locomotor behavior in the open field with ..
- Cho J, Treweek J, Robinson J, Xiao C, Bremner L, Greenbaum A, et al. Dorsal Raphe Dopamine Neurons Modulate Arousal and Promote Wakefulness by Salient Stimuli. Neuron. 2017;94:1205-1219.e8 pubmed publisher..Here, we demonstrate that the dorsal raphe nucleus DA neurons are critical modulators of behavioral arousal and sleep-wake patterning...
- Bethea C, Mueller K, Reddy A, Kohama S, Urbanski H. Effects of obesogenic diet and estradiol on dorsal raphe gene expression in old female macaques. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178788 pubmed publisher..These results suggest that with regard to function and viability in the dorsal raphe, HT may not be as beneficial for obese women as normal weight women. ..