Short-term consequences of N-methyl-D-aspartate excitotoxicity in rat magnocellular nucleus basalis: effects on in vivo labelling of cholinergic neurons


Cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain form one of the neuron populations that are susceptible to excitotoxic injury. Whereas neuropharmacological studies have aimed at rescuing cholinergic neurons from acute excitotoxic attacks, the short-term temporal profile of excitotoxic damage to cholinergic nerve cells remains largely elusive. The effects of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) infusion on cytochemical markers of cholinergic neurons in rat magnocellular nucleus basalis were therefore…

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