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Details for anatomical structure: caudate nucleus

EndoNet ID: ENC00257

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caudate nucleus, , Nucleus caudatus

General information

The one of the four basal ganglia in each cerebral hemisphere that comprises a mass of gray matter in the corpus striatum, forms part of the floor of the lateral ventricle, and is seperated from the lentiform nucleus by the internal capsule

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0018128

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: huntingtin


      • Receptor: neurotensin receptor type 1

      • Receptor: 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 4

      • Receptor: NPY2-R