Skip to main content

Table 2 Neuronal populations with highly abundant HTT expression

From: Endogenous mouse huntingtin is highly abundant in cranial nerve nuclei, co-aggregates to Abeta plaques and is induced in reactive astrocytes in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease

Bregma [mm] structure name Association with cranial nerve nuclei
+ 0.98 MS medial septum nucleus   
CPu caudate putamen   
VP/Tu ventral pallidum olfactory tubercle I Nervus olfactorius
VDB/HDB nucleus ventral limb diagonal band   
−0.82 Amy amygdaloid area   
Nbm Nucleus basalis magnocellularis   
−3.64 EWN Edinger Westphal nucleus   
3 oculomotor nerve nucleus III Nervus oculomotorius
−4.96 PPT pedunculopontine tegmental nucleus   
LDT laterodorsal tegmental nucleus   
−5.34 Mo5/PCRtA motor trigeminal nucleus parvicellular reticular nucleus   
−5.80 6 abducens nucleus VI Nervus abducens
7/P7 facial nucleus/perifacial zone VII Nervus facialis
−6.24 MVePC medial vestibular nucleus parvocellular VIII Nervus vestibulocochlearis
−7.48 10 dorsal motor nucleus vagus X Nervus vagus
12 hypoglossal nucleus XII Nervus hypoglossus
Amb ambiguus nucleus