Afferent projections to the rat locus coeruleus demonstrated by retrograde and anterograde tracing with cholera-toxin B subunit and Phaseolus vulgaris leucoagglutinin

Luppi P.H., Aston-Jones G., Akaoka H., Chouvet and Jouvet M.
Neuroscience (1995) Vol:65 Tome:1 pp:119-160
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

Material and methods

RESULTS

I. Cytoarchitecture of the locus coeruleus area

II. Afferent projections to the locus coeruleus

A) Retrograde tracing experiments

B) Anterograde tracing experiments

Discussion

FIGURES

Figure 2E

Illustration of a control injection site of CTb in the mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus (Me5)(~ 300Ám in diameter). Note that this site did not appear to substantially involve the LC. The medial parabrachial nucleus is slightly involved in this site.