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GABAergic Projections

Difficulty level

This lesson discusses long-range inhibitory connections in the brain, with examples from three different systems.

Topics covered in this lesson
  • Examples of long-range GABAergic projections in the brain
  • Neurons in the reticular nucleus of the thalamus
  • Fast GABAergic feedback inhibition
  • Striatal projection neurons of the basal ganglia
  • Basal ganglia, dopamine and Parkinson's disease
  • The cerebellum
  • Purkinje cells of the cerebellum