Accession Number : ADA311778

Title :   Organization of the Human Circadian System.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 93-31 May 96,

Corporate Author : PITTSBURGH UNIV PA DEPT OF PSYCHIATRY

Personal Author(s) : Moore, Robert Y.

PDF Url : ADA311778

Report Date : 31 MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The overall objective of this project is to provide a detailed description of the organization of the primate, including the human, circadian timing system. The specific objectives for this project period were as follows: (1) Analyze the organization of the human retinohypothalamic tract (RHT); (2) Analyze the organization of the human suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN); (3) Analyze the organization of the macaque monkey SCN; (4) Analyze the distribution of retinal afferents to the macaque monkey intergeniculate leaflet (IGL) and the organization of its intrinsic neurons; (5) Analyze the organization of the human IGL; (6) Determine whether there is a human homologue of the rodent sexually dimorphic nucleus (SDN-POA).

Descriptors :   *CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS, *HUMANS, ORGANIZATIONS, ANTIBODIES, ANATOMY, IMMUNE SERUMS, NEUROCHEMICAL CODING, MACAQUE MONKEYS.

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE