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