Accession Number : ADA288468

Title :   Organization of the Human Circadian System.

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

Corporate Author : PITTSBURGH UNIV PA DEPT OF PSYCHIATRY

Personal Author(s) : Moore, Robert Y.

PDF Url : ADA288468

Report Date : 31 MAY 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 3

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 retinohypothalamic tract in the human: (3) characterization of the projections of the human SCN using antisera to vascactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP).

Descriptors :   *CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS, *HUMANS, RATS, CHEMICALS, DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACIDS, ANTIBODIES, RETINA, EXPOSURE(BIOLOGY), ANATOMY, IMMUNE SERUMS, PRIMATES, NEUROLOGY, RODENTS, MEDICAL SERVICES, AXONS.

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE