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Medial mammillary nucleus

Name: Medial mammillary nucleus
Abbreviation: MM
Is part of: Mammillary body
Has role: Theta rhythm[1]
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_1299
Organism: Mammal
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 359
Brain regions that send axons into this region: Subiculum, Medial entorhinal cortex, Supramammillary nucleus, Tuberomammillary nucleus, Septum, Ventral tegmental nucleus, Hippocampus [2]
Brain regions that receive axons from this region: Anteromedial nucleus, Anteroventral nucleus, Ventral tegmental nucleus [2]

Parts of Medial mammillary nucleus


  1. Kocsis B & Vertes RP (1994) Characterization of neurons of the supramammillary nucleus and mammillary body that discharge rhythmically with the hippocampal theta rhythm in the rat. J Neurosci 14: 7040-52 PubMed
  2. 2.0 2.1 Vann SD & Aggleton JP (2004) The mammillary bodies: two memory systems in one? Nat Rev Neurosci 5: 35-44 PubMed
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