Accession Number : ADA288223

Title :   Organization of the Human Circadian System.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Jun 93-31 May 94

Corporate Author : PITTSBURGH UNIV PA DEPT OF PSYCHIATRY

Personal Author(s) : Moore, Robert Y.

PDF Url : ADA288223

Report Date : 31 MAY 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The overall objective of this project is a detailed description of the primate circadian timing system with special attention to the human. The specific objectives for this year were as follows: (1) characterization of the chemical neuroanatomy of the human suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN); (2) characterization of a putative retinohypothalasic tract in the human; (3) characterization of the projections of the human SCN using antisera to vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP).

Descriptors :   *CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS, *HUMANS, CHEMICALS, ANTIBODIES, ANATOMY, IMMUNE SERUMS, NEUROCHEMICAL CODING, PRIMATES.

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE