C1 cell group
Acronym: C1
The term C1 cell group refers to a group of cells that label for PNMT, the enzyme that converts norepinephrine to epinephrine (adrenalin); thus, they are regarded as 'putative adrenergic cells'. They are found in the ventrolateral medulla in conjunction with the noradrenergic group A1. The adrenergic group C1 is seen in vertebrates, including rodents and primates ( Kitahama-1994 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1758


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