Gustatory nucleus

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Brain: Gustatory nucleus
NeuroNames ancil-465

The gustatory nucleus is a component of the solitary nucleus. It is associated with the sense of taste.[1]

GABA is the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter.[2]

References

  1. "Anatomy 530a at UWO (Functional Neuroanatomy)".
  2. Grabauskas G, Bradley RM (1998). "Ionic mechanism of GABAA biphasic synaptic potentials in gustatory nucleus of the solitary tract". Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 855: 486–7. PMID 9929643. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

See also

Inferior salivatory nucleus




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