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Ventral tegmental area dopamine neuron

Name: Ventral tegmental area dopamine neuron
Description: Principal neuron of the ventral tegmental area
Synonym(s): Ventral tegmental area DA cell, ventral tegmental area dopaminergic neuron, VTA dopaminergic neuron
Super-category: Neuron
*Id: nlx_cell_20090305
Organism: Mammal
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Soma Specific Properties

Cell Soma Size: Medium soma
Soma Location: Ventral tegmental area

Dendrite Specific Properties

Spine density on dendrites: Smooth
Branching type: bipolar

Axon Specific Properties

Intrinsic Properties

Neurotransmitter released: Dopamine


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Facts about Ventral tegmental area dopamine neuronRDF feed
BranchingMetricsbipolar  +
CellSomaSizeMedium soma  +
CurationStatusgraph position temporary  +
CuratorMaryann Martone  +
DefinitionPrincipal neuron of the ventral tegmental area
EditorialNoteI merged the information from "Ventral dopaminergic cell" with this class and deleted that entry. Please let me know if this is correct.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
Idnlx_cell_20090305  +
LabelVentral tegmental area dopamine neuron  +
Located inVentral tegmental area  +
ModifiedDate21 March 2015  +
NeurotransmitterDopamine  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
SpeciesMammal  +
SpineDensityOnDendritesSmooth  +
SuperCategoryNeuron  +
SynonymVentral tegmental area DA cell  +, ventral tegmental area dopaminergic neuron  +, and VTA dopaminergic neuron  +