shell of the suprachiasmatic nucleus
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The term shell of the suprachiasmatic nucleus refers to one of two divisions of the suprachiasmatic nucleus as demonstrated by Nissl and vasopressin stains in the macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ), rat ( Swanson-2004 ) and mouse ( Dong-2004 ). It is distinguishable by stain for vasopressin in the human, but not by Nissl stain ( Saper-2012 ). The other is the core of the suprachiasmatic nucleus.

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 3149


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