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REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF γ-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA) IN BRAIN OF THE RHESUS MONKEY*
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Journal of Neurochemistry
Volume 15, Issue 3, pages 209–213, March 1968
How to Cite
Fahn, S. and Ccote, L. J. (1968), REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF γ-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA) IN BRAIN OF THE RHESUS MONKEY. Journal of Neurochemistry, 15: 209–213. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.1968.tb06198.x
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- Version of Record online: 4 OCT 2006
- (Received 12 June 1967)
—The concentrations of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in twenty different regions of Rhesus monkey brain were studied. The highest levels were found in the substantia nigra, globus pallidus, and hypothalamus. Regions of the cerebral cortex and thalamus contained low amounts and white matter the lowest. Indirect evidence supporting an inhibitory transmitter role for GABA is discussed.