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Alzheimer's Disease: New Study Reveals Locus Coeruleus As First Brain Structure Affected By Disease


Researchers pinpoint brain region as ‘ground zero’ of Alzheimer’s disease

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Locus Coeruleus Painting by April Zanne Johnson

Saatchi Art Artist April Zanne Johnson; Painting, "Locus Coeruleus" #art

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Locus Coeruleus

Noradrenergic Pathways: most important -- locus coeruleus of the dorsal pons.

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‘Ground Zero’ Of Alzheimer’s: Locus Coeruleus Identified As Critical Starting…

The chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) is an area of the medulla that receives inputs from blood-borne drugs, and communicates with the vomiting center to initiate vomiting. The CTZ is close to the area postrema on the floor of the fourth ventricle & is outside of the BBB. The neurotransmitters implicated in the control of nausea and vomiting include ACh, DA, histamine (H-1R), substance P, and 5-HT. The BBB is not as developed here, and drugs such as DA may stimulate the CTZ. ORs control the…