Table 2.

Numbers and percentages of ipsilateral retrogradely labeled cells after VLPO injections (counted in every fifth brain section;n = 3 cases)

RegionCTB-labeled cells (average ± SEM)% of total
Infralimbic cortex148  ± 285.3  ± 0.4
Claustrum59  ± 32.1  ± 0.4
Median preoptic nucleus263  ± 519.4  ± 0.4
Lateral septal nucleus396  ± 7114.2  ± 1.8
Medial preoptic nucleus59  ± 142.1  ± 0.2
Anterior hypothalamic area69  ± 262.5  ± 0.6
Suprachiasmatic nucleus19  ± 40.7  ± 0.2
Subparaventricular zone42  ± 31.5  ± 0.2
Dorsomedial hypothalamic nucleus324  ± 2511.6  ± 0.9
Ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus76  ± 142.7  ± 0.4
Lateral hypothalamic area501  ± 13818.0  ± 2.7
Supramammillary area58  ± 172.1  ± 0.8
Tuberomammillary nucleus52  ± 31.9  ± 0.4
Perirhinal cortex73  ± 302.6  ± 0.5
Medial amygdala91  ± 43.3  ± 0.5
Ventral subiculum155  ± 335.6  ± 0.7
Raphe nuclei82  ± 233.0  ± 0.4
Lateral parabrachial nuclei137  ± 245.0  ± 0.9
Locus coeruleus8.3  ± 20.3  ± 0.1
Ventrolateral medulla (A1/C1 catecholamine groups)25  ± 50.9  ± 0.3
  • Regions with moderate to high numbers of labeled neurons (comprising >5% of total) are highlighted in bold type. Some regions comprising <1% of total cells are omitted from the table; hence percentages add up to <100%.