Table 1.

Associations between dopamine terminals and cortico-accumbens pyramidal cells in the rat prefrontal cortex

Area of tissue examined containing both TH and PRV-IR structuresa583,073 μm2
Number of TH-IR terminals in the same field as PRV-IR structures 674
Number of TH-IR terminals in contactb with PRV-IR dendrites and spines106
Number of TH-IR terminals synapsing on PRV-IR dendrites and spines11
  • a See Materials and Methods.

  • b Includes synapses and nonsynaptic appositions.